Each year on October 8th, we observe National Depression Screening Day (NDSD). It’s an annual opportunity to raise awareness of depression, its causes and symptoms, and to fight the stigma associated with this common mental health condition.
Every year on October 10th, The World Federation for Mental Health sponsors World Mental Health Day (WMHD). It’s an annual occasion dedicated to raising global awareness about mental health issues and identifying gaps in existing mental health support around the world.
Each year, the first week of October marks Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), a nationwide effort to raise awareness of mental illness.
If you are in the behavioral health space, you may already be familiar with Clifford Beers. With a rich history that stretches back over a century, this organization currently offers programs and services to help meet a variety of mental and emotional needs for children and families in Connecticut. And, in the interest of transparency, they are also one of Sigmund’s valued customers.
Mental health is complicated. Navigating our mental and emotional burdens is difficult under the most routine circumstances. But during a pandemic? You may have found that it’s a totally different ballgame. If you are having a hard time maintaining your mental health since COVID-19 turned the world upside down, you are not alone.
Before you commit, make sure your electronic health record (EHR) is going to be the best one for your facility. In general, the terms EMR (electronic medical record) and EHR (electronic health record) are used interchangeably. Here at Sigmund, we typically use EHR as you will see referenced in this blog.