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It’s Time to #DestigmatizeDepression

June 6, 2018

My grandmother committed suicide on my father’s 18th birthday. Obviously, she had untreated mental illness, likely depression, or bipolar disorder. Kate Spade tragically hung herself in her Park Avenue apartment. One of the most successful fashion designers of all time, she had a net worth of over $150 million. Obviously, Kate Spade had untreated mental illness: […]

Recognizing and accepting our differences

June 6, 2018

One of the most common issues people struggle with is conflict in their intimate relationships. This can be a spouse, a boyfriend or girlfriend, a family member, or a friend, among the many kinds of close long-term relationships that exist. Some conflict isn’t necessarily such a bad thing, but there are times when frustration and […]

Silence Killer: Revealing My Way to Recovery from a Crippling Anxiety Disorder

June 4, 2018

Living with Anxiety. As I sit alone in my hotel room and contemplate my message, time begins to escape me.  It’s so easy to find distractions in life. A new house and new financial obligations. A new baby and a new sleep routine.  A new career and a new travel schedule. Life can be downright demanding. […]

Finally, It’s Time for Mental Health Tech

May 25, 2018

By Dave Kerpen My dad has chronic bipolar disorder and has spent the better part of the last 3 decades in and out of psych wards in New York. I’ve often imagined how his life might have been different if he had had UMA Health or something like it in his life. On a lighter note, many […]

Toxic Work Environments and How to Cope

May 21, 2018

Have you seen the movie “Horrible Bosses”?  The movie is a comedy on this side of raunchy but a hilarious depiction of, you guessed it, horrible bosses!  The three bosses depicted in the movie each portray an aspect of an employee’s worst nightmare work environment:  sexual harassment, narcissism, and incompetence.Although the movie is a spoof […]

UMA Health Names Dave Kerpen CEO Launches Mental Health & Coaching Marketplace

May 16, 2018

(MENAFN Editorial) NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 16, 2018 / UMA Health announced today that serial entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author Dave Kerpen has been appointed the role of Interim CEO. UMA is a rapidly growing HealthTech startup marketplace that allows patients/clients to find, book, and pay for mental health and […]

Top Psychiatrists in NYC

May 9, 2018

At least one in five adult New Yorkers suffer from depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, intimacy issues, anxiety or other psychological disorders every year, according to a report released in conjunction with a mental-health initiative of Mayor Bill de Blasio. “We have a set of public health issues that affect many people and affect them […]

How to Improve Sleep Health Without Medication

May 2, 2018

For more than a third of American adults, sleep deprivation is a regular occurrence. The CDC recommends seven or more hours of sleep each night for adults, but 35 percent of adults aren’t reaching that goal each day. Prescription medications can be used to help you get to sleep or stay asleep, either short term […]

Nearly Half of Americans Report Feeling Alone

May 1, 2018

A recent survey of nearly 20,000 adults age 18 or older shows there is a major problem with loneliness facing the nation. Nearly half of Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone 46% or left out 47%. The immediate thought you may have is the internet and mobile devices are a major part of the problem, Interestingly, social […]

Gambling Addiction

April 30, 2018

What is a gambling addiction? Although many people minimize gambling addictions as mild. They can be life altering and detrimental. Gambling addictions can affect people of all ages, with no discrimination to race. People with low levels of serotonin and an impulsive nature are more at risk for developing an addiction to gambling. What are […]