Month: May 2021

The Interconnectedness of Physical and Mental Health

Plain Language Summary: The Interconnectedness of Physical and Mental Health Physical and mental health are connected to each other. They also influence each other. Research shows people who have physical problems or illnesses often experience mental health conditions as well. It is important to consider both aspects of health when a person seeks treatment. This […]

Be Prepared for Adulthood

Be Prepared for Adulthood

Be Prepared for Adulthood How do you feel when you hear the phrase “transition to adulthood?”  Are you excited?  Are you scared?  Are you confused?  Are you overwhelmed?  You likely have moments where you experience all these emotions.  Everyone is nervous when they make life transitions, but when you have a disability or mental health […]

Factores que afectan la salud mental de las personas hispanas/latinx a lo largo de la vida (Mental Health Factors Affecting Hispanic/Latinx Individuals Across the Life Span)

Resumen en lenguaje sencillo: Factores que afectan la salud mental de las personas hispanas/latinx a lo largo de la vida Más de un tercio de los hispanoamericanos en edades mayores tienen una o más discapacidades. Las personas hispanas/latinx (H/L) más jóvenes tienen menos probabilidades de tener una discapacidad, pero pueden vivir con un miembro de […]