Category: News

LivingLocal | Mental Health Help

After the year we’ve had, there’s an even greater need for mental health services– for people of all ages. Especially as we try to navigate toward normal again. Vera French has many therapies to help people manage. Watch the video here!

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LivingLocal | EMDR Therapy

There are many types of therapies available that help people manage their mental health. Today, we’re breaking down an approach called E-D-M-R therapy, which is aimed to help people who suffer from anxiety and trauma.   Watch the full interview here.

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Living Local | Mental Health Month

Mental health conditions are something that can impact anyone, regardless of age, race or income. But there is still a stigma attached to talking about mental illness. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, one community resource is doing their part to start a conversation.   Watch the…

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Living Local | VF Housing

When you think of mental health, the influence of housing may not be the first thing that pops into your mind, but it plays a vital role. Good-quality, affordable, and safe housing is a key factor in good mental health, as well as supporting those with existing mental health conditions. Watch the video here!

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Living Local | Teen Depression

All this week on Channel 4, our news team is putting the spotlight on teen depression. From covering the warning signs, to sharing personal stories of lives impacted by depression, we’re working to break the stigma surrounding mental health and highlighting local, life-saving resources. https://www.ourquadcities.com/living-local/vera-french-community-mental-health-center/…

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Channel 4 | The Battle Within – Part 3

Enduring illnesses like depression or an eating disorder can make it difficult to seek help. That’s why local health providers are on the front lines to make sure those victims are treated and connected to support groups. In Part 3 of ‘The Battle Within’, we discuss resources that are a call away…

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Channel 4 | The Battle Within – Part 2

We’ve been taking a look this week at how mental health illnesses can have serious ramifications. When depression and anxiety are left untreated, it can sometimes lead to an eating disorder. Those conditions affect 29 million Americans. We examine how winter months can add to the problem in the Quad…

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Channel 4 | The Battle Within – Part 1

The ongoing pandemic is making issues like depression even more prevalent today. It’s estimated depression impacts 16 million people, which is around six percent of the population. We investigate what it means close to home in Part 1 of our series ‘The Battle Within,’ highlighting mental health.

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