Social

Social well-being is the ability to interact in a healthy way with those around us. This involves having supportive friends and family, developing deep connections, and the ability to communicate in healthy ways. 


A brief discussion about the importance of African Americans taking the COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly devastating to communities of color, especially black communities. The vaccine is our best shot to...

Breaking the Stigma

This is the first-hand story of a woman struggling with postpartum depression. She shares how it took her, "Five years. It took five years of...

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...

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...

Staying Connected Enhances Social Wellness

Social wellness impacts the quality of one's life. This video addresses the human need for social wellness and the importance of staying...

Student Organizations? YES, Please!

Support from a student organization can provide a home away from home for those longing for belonging and depth of friendship. Involvement in...

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...

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...