Hello Idaho: ‘The Me You Can’t See’

The new Apple TV original ‘The Me You Can’t See’ focuses largely on alerting people to close the link between mind and body. BOISE, Idaho — A new series featuring a professor from the University of Washington is focusing on the connection between mental and physical health and internal struggles that often go unnoticed.  Prior … Read more

Hello Idaho: Overcoming cave syndrome

The recent and drastic changes to guidance from the CDC contradict what Idahoans were told to do to keep themselves and others safe, which can cause anxiety in some. BOISE, Idaho — As COVID-19 restrictions ease and life begins to return to some sort of normalcy, many are experiencing what is being referred to as … Read more

Hello Idaho: Stop wearing masks when you feel ready, Idaho doctor says

While the new mask guidance from the CDC is an indication that the world is returning to some kind of normalcy, the sudden change can cause anxiety for some people. BOISE, Idaho — After more than a year of masking up and social distancing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that vaccinated … Read more

Go fly a kite for hope Friday

Optum Idaho brings “Kites for Hope” to communities across Idaho. They hope it will start a discussion about mental health. BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Gov. Brad Little proclaimed Friday, May 21 as HOPE Day in the Gem State.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Optum Idaho, in partnership with the Idaho Resilience Project, is … Read more

Hello Idaho: Meridian doctor shares alternative treatment for depression

The treatment is called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and involves the use of magnetics, according to Dr. David Kent. BOISE, Idaho — A Meridian psychiatrist has begun experimenting with an alternative treatment for depression. The treatment is essentially an “exercise” the brain does until it is healthy again. Conventional treatment for depression is usually one … Read more

Hello Idaho: BroncoBOLD seeks to end the stigma surrounding student-athlete mental health

Boise State recently launched BroncoBOLD, an initiative that champions the importance of mental health and wellness in all areas of life through sports. BOISE, Idaho — Boise State University is working to break down the stigma surrounding athlete’s mental health as more and more professional athletes are sharing their stories of battling depression and anxiety. … Read more

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