October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
October 2-8 is Mental Illness Awareness Week!
October 6 is National Depression Screening Day!
Women's Health Screening
There continues to be confusion with the screening guidelines but the American Cancer Society guidelines are getting closer to the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force. Check with your insurance provider regarding coverage and discuss risk and family history with your doctor to determine when to start and the frequency of your mammograms.
Early Warning Signs of Mental Health Problems
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services. (2016). What is Mental Health? Early Warning Signs. Retrieved from https://www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/what_is_mental_health