Mind Health Blog

Keeping Relationships Healthy

While Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are making headlines for their very public (and sometimes hilarious) trial where domestic violence is at the center, it’s a reminder that relationship problems can affect anyone. Dr. Weinstein, Michigan Psychiatrist weighs in: “Good communication is a primary ingredient for a healthy relationship… what that really means is you’re…

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Lifted Mask Mandate For Travel May Cause Some Anxiety

As of the writing of this article, the mask mandate for airports and airplanes that has been the new normal for the last two years has been lifted. What does this mean? Well, for some it’s the green light to get on a plane and travel for the first time in years. For others, it…

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Mastering The Masters

The topic of sports and mental health are becoming more and more intertwined. And this year’s Masters was no exception. While headlines of Tiger Woods’ triumphant return from injury were often accompanied with stories of his legendary mental fortitude, the true story of the tournament revolved around golf’s newest #1, Scottie Scheffler. @maxxgolf #maxxgolf #maxx…

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OK Starts Today, Even at the Olympics

With the goings-on in the Olympics recently, mental health has certainly caught the public eye. As the audience, it’s easy to forget that there are people up there putting their all – careers,  energy, wellbeing, emotions – into performing for our entertainment. Let’s take a step back and explore the context for the discussion of…

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5 Things To Know About Anxiety

Do you feel like your day-to-day has become riddled with stress? Do you feel constantly nervous or worried?  Are you overwhelmed with daily life?  Being stressed, nervous or overwhelmed are feelings everyone experiences. Whether it’s a job interview, financial concerns, a complicated life event, or relationship issues, however, when stress or nervousness becomes completely debilitating,…

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Coping With Anxiety and Fear As The World Re-Opens

Although the coronavirus is still affecting the world, we are starting to see that the world has begun to open back up. Life went from being completely normal to it being shut down almost overnight. We stayed inside and watched countless hours of Netflix, learned new cooking recipes, and began to appreciate the downtime from…

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How Do I Choose A Psychiatric Doctor That Is Right for Me?

It can be difficult to make the decision to ask for help with your mental health. But accessing the right resources through services from a psychiatric doctor could be the key to help you overcome some of your most challenging struggles. Finding the right provider is a personal decision that can help you take control…

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We Are All Heroes: Positive lessons from COVID-19

Dr. Bryan Weinstein talks about two of Summit’s core values. Connecting warmth and dignity to Easter and Passover during the COVID-19 outbreak. Practice mindfulness, because the true heroes are every one of us! We hope you enjoy this video. Stay healthy and stay well.

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How to cope with Anxiety during COVID-19

Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people have experienced heightened feelings of anxiety and distress. Instead of letting these feelings go unresolved or leading to further panic, listen to Dr. Byran Weinstein on how to cope and deal with your anxiety. What are some ways you are dealing with your anxiety?

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Can You Find Happiness with a TBI?

Some define it as simply “feeling good.” Others describe happiness as being an infinitely more complex, scientifically quantifiable emotion; an equation that includes pleasure, engagement and meaning experienced in both the short and long term.[1]  Still others, like Mahatma Ghandi, describe happiness as a state of being where, “What you think, what you say and…

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