Embracing our Community

Responding to Homelessness With Help, Dignity and Hope

With support from a Cedars-Sinai grant, a team mobilized by Santa Monica-based Step Up helps vulnerable individuals in West Hollywood turn their lives around.

Embracing Our Community / Feb 10, 2020


Helping A Loved One with Anxiety During the Holidays

Holiday gatherings can trigger anxiety for lots of reasons. If you have a loved one struggling with anxiety, you can be a source of support to help them get through the anxiety filled holidays.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 09, 2019


Health Risks of a Long Commute

Living in a city means that long commutes are often a way of life. All that time sitting in traffic can take a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about the health risks of a long commutes ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2019


Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that occurs with the change of seasons. More than the winter blues, seasonal affective disorder (or SAD) can be triggered by the shorter days that come with the fall and winter months. ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 30, 2019


Dealing with Stress: Know the Hidden Symptoms

Stress always finds a way of making itself known. Cedars-Sinai experts break down why these side effects of stress occur and how to find relief.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 26, 2019


Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth: Tips for Parents and Family

LGBTQ+ youth are at a higher risk of bullying, harassment, and suicide. Jonathan Vickburg of Cedars-Sinai's Share & Care program offers advice to help you support them.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 03, 2019


Dealing with Bullying: A Guide for Parents

As a parent, how do you talk to your kids about bullying?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 27, 2019


Teen Line gives adolescent kids a much needed outlet

Teen Line is an anonymous hotline staffed by teen and mental healthcare volunteers. It's a place teens can turn when they need to talk.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 11, 2019


Myths and Facts About Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Sleep is an essential need for our minds and bodies and we do it pretty much every day. But there are still plenty of myths and misunderstandings around it.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 30, 2019


Experts Cautiously Optimistic About New Ketamine Depression Treatment | ...

"We need better treatments to help people with depression."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 01, 2019


How to Talk to Someone with an Eating Disorder

"There is so much shame and guilt associated with these disorders that it's incredibly difficult for people to ask for help."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 25, 2019


The Science Behind Random Acts of Kindness

Science says: Random acts of kindness are good for your health.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 13, 2019


Spot the Signs of Holiday Depression & Anxiety

Holidays can be a stressful time for many. For those dealing with mental health conditions like depression or anxiety, the holidays can be even harder.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 11, 2018


Mindfulness Meditation Soothes Patients & Staff

"Most attendees are staff looking for a way to be more fully present in their work and in their lives."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 08, 2018


More than the Baby Blues: Postpartum Depression

Mothers with PPD often hide their feelings and say they're "fine" because they don't want to worry anyone or be judged.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 01, 2018