Reading Time: 2 minutes The nervous system is in charge of many functions that allow people to carry out the responsibilities of daily life. However, once these functions begin to deteriorate, individuals may suffer considerable decreases in their quality of life. For this reason, it is important to discuss how to keep the brain healthy.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On March 14, 2023, the Collegiate Substance Use Disorder Conference convened at UVU. The purpose of the meeting was “to address the challenges surrounding Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health.”
Reading Time: 3 minutes Maggie Adamson, a UVU nursing student and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) presenter, shares her personal journey of overcoming trauma and choosing faith in humanity.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Mindfulness is more than just allowing our thoughts to flow freely. It is about being conscious of our thoughts, accepting that they’re okay, and befriending ourselves in the process.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever thought about how the neurochemistry of your brain relates to your emotions? Serotonin, a brain chemical normally associated with happiness, joy and laughter is a perfect example of such neurochemistry.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever struggled to come back to school after a vacation or break? It turns out that many people feel the same way, and the condition has a name.