Health & Wellness Section
During the year-and-a-half duration of the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs project, organizers were most surprised by the number of people who approached them to say they personally had a connection to the disease.
Last month, Villager Paul Beck came to the screening of “Weed the People” to learn more about medical marijuana.
The Fels Longitudinal Study, the world’s longest and largest longitudinal human growth study, has recently come to a close due to actions by Wright State University, which for decades has housed the study.
Yesterday Cresco Labs of Yellow Springs opened its doors to a small group of local media and public officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour of the medical marijuana grower.
Two years ago, Jane Blakelock struggled to navigate subway stairs and keep up on long walks on a visit to her daughter in New York City. But multiple classes each week of Lynn Hardman’s Sit Strong changed everything.
It is estimated that 85 percent of Americans know someone personally who has died of suicide, according to a 2012 study titled Suicide Bereavement and Complicated Grief.
In the depths of depression, a young Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to his law partner in 1841 that hinted at possible suicidal intentions.
Recent suicides in Yellow Springs and beyond have galvanized those working in and around the village to prevent suicide.
The Antioch College Office of Student Life, in association with the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Greene County, will host a local mental health first-aid training on Friday, June 1, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
The Wellness Center at Antioch College will host several opportunities to attend yoga classes at no charge throughout the summer.