Category Archives: Behavioral Health

5k Training Plan to Celebrate the Start of Summer

Today’s guest blogger is Tina Bollman, Behavioral Health Coordinator at Mosaic Medical and Subject Matter Expert for the American Council on Exercise. Below, she reflects on the changes brought by COVID-19 and provides resources for starting a 5k training plan amid the pandemic. Make sure to speak with your healthcare provider before starting a new […]

 

Child Abuse Prevention: Stress-Reduction Strategies for Parents

Guest blog post for Child Abuse Prevention Month by Lindsey Overstreet, LCSW, MSW Behavioral Health Supervisor at Mosaic Medical with input from Betsy Mitchell, RN Supervisor with the Mosaic Pediatrics team. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States. As we move into this important month during the global impact of COVID-19, […]

 

Self-Care in the Time of COVID-19

What you CAN do to stay well As we head into our third consecutive week of socially isolating, work disruptions and dire news coverage, you may notice the stress of this temporary “new normal” is starting to add up. It is easy to feel anxious and overwhelmed in this time of COVID-19.  However, there are […]

 

The Head and Heart Connection

Mosaic Medical’s Behavioral Health Director, Kimberly Swanson, PhD, clears up misconceptions about the head and heart connection (mental health and heart health) for American Heart Month. For years, medical providers thought that behaviors were the connection between the head and heart. For example, a person experiencing depression might seek relief from smoking, drinking alcohol or […]

 

Winter Well-Being and How to Stay Active

Sharing her thoughts on winter well-being and how to stay active, our guest blogger is Tina Bollman, Behavioral Health Coordinator at Mosaic Medical and Subject Matter Expert for the American Council on Exercise Baby, it’s Cold Outside! Many people find that it can be difficult to stay on track with healthy activity goals and New […]

 

Mental Health Services Are Closer to Home with Tele-Mental Health

An in-depth look at the innovative work of our Behavioral Health team to reduce barriers to mental health services for our rural patients. The Need for Mental Health Care There is no question that a lack of access to proper mental health care is one of Central Oregon’s biggest public health struggles. Every day Mosaic […]