mental health

Health & Wellness, Home and Family

Put Your Phone in the Friend Zone

The Global Day of Unplugging is a day set aside to encourage people to disconnect from the electronic world, experience nature, talk to people, and, even if just for a day, live life without screens. Read More

Overhead view of a large group of food with high content of dietary fiber arranged side by side. The composition includes berries, oranges, avocado, chia seeds, wholegrain bread, wholegrain pasta, whole wheat, potatoes, oat, corn, mixed beans, brazil nut, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, broccoli, pistachio, banana among others. (Photo: iStock - fcafotodigital)

Starting Your Health Journey: Where to Begin?

A woman is indoors in her living room. There is a Christmas tree in the background. The woman is wearing warm clothing. She is sitting on the couch and looking sad because she is alone on Christmas day. (Photo: iStock - FatCamera)

Managing Grief During the Holidays

  • By Gabriela Murza & Ashley Yaugher │ Utah State University Extension
Close up of handwritten text "I am grateful for..." in foreground with notebook, pen, cup of tea, flowers and oil burner (Photo: iStock-natalie_board)

Find time to practice gratitude during holiday rush

There are a wide range of activities like walking nature trails, gardening, daily exercise in greenscapes and hunting that can connect people to the healing powers of nature. (Texas A&M AgriLife photos by Courtney Sacco and Michael Miller)
Americans feel less connected to their communities post-COVID, according to a 2023 U.S. Surgeon General’s report on loneliness and social isolation. Montana State University has partnered with MU Extension and the MU Department of Psychological Sciences to study the connection between loneliness and mental health in agricultural workers and rural residents.

Loneliness can be as harmful as smoking

Youth mental health first aid trainings offered this fall