Emotional

Emotional wellness is the awareness and ability to express feelings and emotions in healthy ways. It is the sense of fulfillment and achievement in life and includes self-acceptance, self-awareness, self-esteem, and optimism. 


A Prescription to Rest

We all want to stay healthy, happy, and resilient. So, how can we do this? Health and happiness require checking in with yourself to assess your...

End Rape Culture: Some Truths About Sexual Assault

  Did you know 1 in 5 women experience completed or attempted rape during their lifetime? Want to learn more about sexual assault facts...

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Zim Okoli Dr. Okoli is a psychiatric nurse who works with patients with severe and persistent mental illness. He is also a...

Got Stress?

Do you feel like your mind is constantly racing? You can barely keep your eyes open during the day, but have trouble falling asleep at...

Kicking Social Anxiety to the Curb

Social anxiety is very common, in fact, approximately 5 to 16% of adults in the US have been diagnosed with a Social Anxiety Disorder in their...

Modifiable Risk Factors for People with Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

Dr. Zim Okoli shares 5 modifiable risk factors for people living with mental health and substance use disorders: Poverty: Dr. Okoli states...

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational interviewing is a way for the clinician and client to talk about the clients reasons for change. The clinician helps the client...

Musical Expression

Silas Deane is the artist who created the theme music for BH WELL videos and other resources on our website. He is a musician and a producer. In this...

Overwhelmed? Keep Your Boat Steady.

Overwhelmed? BH WELL's very own Bassema Abu-Farsakh relates to feeling overwhelmed as a wife, parent, graduate student, and student worker...

Suicide Prevention

Today on the vlog we have with us Marc Woods, Assistant Chief Nurse Executive for Behavioral Health at UK Healthcare. Marc discusses suicide...

Suicide Task Force

Today on the vlog we have with us Marc Woods, Assistant Chief Nurse Executive for Behavioral Health at UK Healthcare. We are in the midst of a...

Taking the Mystery Out of Money

By understanding the three main ways you can use money, it can take some of the mystery out of your financial decision-making and bring you to a...

The Relationship Between the Five Facets of Mindfulness and the Dimensions of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is characterized by obsessions and recurring compulsions. Read Transcript

Tips for Raising Children Living with ADHD

Do you have a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Raising a child with ADHD can be anxiety-inducing, stressful, and...

Tips For Taking A Mental Health Play Day

As you may have heard, “Mental health isn’t about having days to escape life, it’s about living the kind of life where you don’t feel the...

Winter Solstice: Coming Out of the Dark

"Winter solstice is on December 21st this year. It is the shortest day of the year. Perfect time to let go of one thing that has been keeping you in...

Wisdom from the Well: Finding a Health Provider Like You

Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., FNP-BC, FAANP, is an Associate Professor in the UK College of Nursing. She is also a part of the BH WELL faculty...

Wisdom from the Well: Thoughts on the Term “Mental Illness”

Lee Anne Walmsley, Ph.D., EdS, MSN, RN, is an Assistant Professor in the UK College of Nursing. She is also a part of the BH WELL faculty...