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Healthy Living News: Pandemic Mental Health

During the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on one’s mental health is more important than ever. But there can be challenges. A Renewed Mind’s CEO Matthew Rizzo say the key is to anchor, plan and act.

He discussed that method in a recently published article in Healthy Living News.

Good Day Columbus: Royal Spotlight on Mental Health

Royal Spotlight on Mental Health on Fox 28 ColumbusOn the heels of revelations from Meghan Markle about her mental health struggles while a member of the royal family, OhioGuidestone’s Central Ohio Regional Director Wendy BeMiller discussed the importance of seeking help and how to know if a loved one is struggling with their mental health.

She recently appeared LIVE on Good Day Columbus on Fox 28.

Matthew Rizzo Works Featured in Two Publications

A Renewed Mind President and CEO Matthew Rizzo recently published two articles: Breaking the Cycle of Negative Behavior and Enhancing Lives through Creative Expression.

Read the full articles here. Pandemic Messing with Kids’ Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone, across the globe, including children. OhioGuidestone therapist Kristina Ryan and other health experts explain how behavior changes in kids can give off warning signs.

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Toledo Street: Rizzo’s Message of Resilience

Matthew Rizzo of A Renewed Mind delivers a powerful message on the need to be resilient when facing adversity during these tough times.

Click here to read his article in the Toledo Street News.

CW43 Focus: Services Available During a Pandemic

Courtney Yergin discusses with Harry Boomer the services we have available during the COVID pandemic and OhioGuidestone's past, present and futureOhioGuidestone has been around for more than 155 years and even during the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to those we serve.

Assistant Director Courtney Yergin recently joined journalist Harry Boomer to discuss OhioGuidestone’s past, present, and future!

Click here to watch the interview from the CW43 Focus show.

Spectrum News 1: COVID-19 and the Mental Health Toll

Many people know the physical symptoms of the coronavirus, but there are more long-term implications.

OhioGuidestone’s Assistant Director Courtney Yergin explains the impact on our mental health.

Click here to watch the story from Karlynn Wells with Spectrum News 1.

News 5: Psychiatric Effects of COVID-19

A new study found that COVID-19 survivors are more likely to develop a psychiatric disorder like anxiety or depression.

OhioGuidestone’s Denise Meyer survived the virus and has a warning for others like her.

Click here to watch the story from Mike Brookbank and News 5 Cleveland.

CRIBBS IN THE CLE: Dealing with Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a time filled with lots of family gatherings, joy and laughter. But this year, due to COVID-19, the holidays will be much different. That can be a trigger for people dealing with mental health illness or substance use disorders.

Director of Community Counseling Tiffany Banks recently appeared on the “Cribbs in the CLE” show on WOIO, offering some advice to weather the months ahead.

Click here to watch her conversation with Josh and Maria.

7 Minute Stories: It’s Ok To Reach Out For Help

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on mental health for many people across the state. Monica Mlinac, OhioGuidestone’s Executive Director of Stark, Summit and Portage Counties, joined Aaron Calafato on his 7 Minute Stories podcast to discuss the importance of mental health and the resources available for those seeking help.

Listen to the full interview here.

How OhioGuidestone Is Making Mental Health Services Accessible During COVID-19

At OhioGuidestone, our mental health experts are doing what they can to fight isolation and continue providing necessary services during the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes expanding and revamping telehealth services to stay connected to the people we serve.

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