In this Mental Health Minute, Jennifer Harris, Residential Crisis Therapist at Columbia Care, talks about depression. She shares how widespread depression is, and offers some helpful actions that you can take. Jennifer also talks about the differences between depression and ...

In this Mental Health Minute, Sarah Small, Development and Integrated Health Coordinator at Options for Southern Oregon, shares a message for the many adults and young people who live with mental illness. She talks about Mental Health First Aid, and ...

In this Mental Health Minute, Josh Guerrero, Bilingual Peer Support Specialist at OnTrack Rogue Valley talks about the holidays. Josh shares some thoughts on how to help care for yourself this season. He reminds us that making a difference for ...

In this Mental Health Minute we hear from Nancy McKinnis, Health Equity Program Specialist at Jackson Care Connect. Nancy talks about the feelings we face in difficult times, and the importance of asking for help. She also shares that if ...

This Mental Health Minute features Tony Hinojosa from OnTrack. Tony shares what to look for, and how to approach the conversation, when someone you know may be abusing drugs. He shares three signs to watch for, and five things to ...

In this Mental Health Minute Matthew Havniear, ColumbiaCare Veterans Program Manager, shares a simple breathing exercise called “Strong Back & Soft Heart.” He shares how this can help, and then demonstrates how to do this valuable exercise. ...

In this Mental Health Minute, Dr. John Rennick, an Options for Southern Oregon psychiatrist, talks about how important the way we approach life can be to us and to others. He shares some actions that many people find helpful in ...

In this Mental Health Minute, Columbia Care’s Megan Shallenberger shares techniques for managing our emotions during stressful situations by remembering the acronym STOP. She walks through what each letter can remind us to do, and explains how it can help ...

Shantel De La Fuente, the Options for Southern Oregon School Care Coordinator, talks about the impact of missed activities and loss of time spent with friends during this period of separation. She also shares some things we can all do ...

In this Mental Health Minute, Columbia Care Client Support Specialist Alexis Lewis talks about getting mental health support virtually. A virtual appointment using TeleHealth offers a safe, simple, secure, and convenient way to get help.  Alexis closes by reminding us ...