LEAD just hosted its eighth Coffee and Connect, which discussed how to manage stress in the face of difficult transitions. Here are some of the takeaways from the event:
Join LEAD Pittsburgh on November 3rd at 6:30pm at the Oakland Starbucks on Forbes & Atwood for a discussion on becoming a “transition magician.” Through the discussion, we hope to learn how to decrease anxiety when faced with difficult transitions.
Join LEAD Pittsburgh on April 21st at 6:30pm at the Starbucks on Forbes & Atwood for a discussion about cleaning out the mental cobwebs in our mind. Through the discussion, we hope to tap into the spirit of spring cleaning to bolster our mental health.
Join LEAD Pittsburgh on March 10th at 6:30pm at the Amos Hall Starbucks on Fifth Avenue for a discussion about the inner motivations that drive our outward behaviors. Through the discussion, we hope to learn more about healthy ways to get what we want out of life.
Using survey data by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, researchers found disheartening results about depression treatment. Depression is often not correctly diagnosed, and even when it is, depression often goes untreated.
Join LEAD Pittsburgh on January 17th at the Starbucks at Forbes & Shady in Squirrel Hill for a discussion about maximizing your energy. Through the discussion, we hope to develop strategies to combat stress and increase focus.
The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh is adding a new inpatient unit for children with “urgent behavioral health needs who also have a chronic or complex medical condition and/or developmental disability.” The expansion project will be led by Aileen Peralta Oandasan, MD.
On May 5th, LEAD attended the Allegheny Family Network’s sixth annual mental health expo in Downtown Pittsburgh. LEAD surveyed professionals and families to learn their thoughts about children’s mental health, and had an interactive sentiments board to reflect feelings about depression.
LEAD Pittsburgh’s Zersha Munir reports on different aspects of coffee houses including community, lifestyle, social interaction, and health, all framed by the concept of “the third place.” Read the article here.