Month: November 2017

  • Balancing Work and School

    November 15, 2017

    About half of all full-time college students have jobs outside of school. This number jumps to 80% when it comes to part-time students. One study showed that 70% of college students are stressed about finances. http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/balancing-work-and-school

  • What is WRAP?

    November 15, 2017wellness

    The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) is a personalized wellness and recovery system born out of and rooted in the principle of self-determination. WRAP® is a wellness and recovery approach that helps people to: 1) decrease and prevent intrusive or troubling feelings and behaviors; 2) increase personal empowerment; 3) improve quality of life; and 4) […]

  • Alzheimer’s

    November 15, 2017

    Higher brain glucose levels may mean more severe Alzheimer’s; NIH study shows connections between glucose metabolism, Alzheimer’s pathology, symptoms For the first time, scientists have found a connection between abnormalities in how the brain breaks down glucose and the severity of the signature amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain as well as the onset […]

  • BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Research

    November 15, 2017

    NIH Announces Awards for BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Research; Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research As scientists develop powerful neurotechnologies to monitor and regulate brain activity, ethical questions arise about how these new tools should be incorporated into medical research and clinical practice. Press Release: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2017/nih-announces-awards-for-brain-initiative-neuroethics-research.shtml