Healthy Focus eNewsletter – May

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How to Manage Stress in a World of Stressor

Stress: We all experience it. Not all stress is bad, of course. Training for a marathon, preparing to defend your dissertation or working toward any other big goal can be a form of healthy stress. However, unmanaged, day-to-day aggravations and major life upheavals can eventually take a toll on your health…Learn More

FACEBOOK LIVE: It’s All About You in 2022 – Mental Health Matters | Learn More

Tune in to our Facebook video for Mental Health Month to learn tips for dealing with your daily stress. A pre-recorded video with Melissa Dye, LCSW with Paris Behavioral Health will launch at 12 Noon on Sunday, May 22, providing you with tips and resources to help deal with daily stress and mental health.

Join the presentation virtually here:

Laughter is the best medicine. When was the last time YOU laughed?

Laughing actually produces positive physical changes in your body that boost your health immediately and over the long term, according to the Mayo Clinic. Studies show that you are more likely to laugh when you’re with others, so schedule a few minutes each day with friends and family to make sure you get your laughs in...Learn More


Meet Melissa Dye, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Melissa is a lifelong resident of Southwest Virginia and attended University of Virginia at Wise, completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology in 1997. She began her career working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Melissa obtained her distinction as Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2014, and her experience ranges from working with pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric populations. She and her husband, who also works in the mental health/substance abuse field, enjoy spending time with their two adult daughters and their son-in-law. She strives to have empathy and compassion as we are all living this life together.

To make an appointment for yourself or a loved one with Melissa Dye, LCSW, call 731-644-8441. Visit the Paris Behavioral Health for more information.

Office hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Crab & Avocado Eggs Benedict

Try this unique twist on a traditional breakfast favorite! Avocados are an excellent source of vitamins C, E, K, and B6 and contain high levels of healthy, beneficial fats, which can help you feel fuller between meals.