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mental wellness

on Fri, November 14, 2014
Most adults have occasional stress in their lives. When it comes to children, people often assume their world is happy and stress-free. While they may not have...
Therapy horse offers comfort to Via Christi patients
on Tue, November 11, 2014
There’s a new therapist seeing patients at Via Christi – a four-legged one. Merlin the miniature therapy horse has been brightening the days of patients at...
on Mon, October 20, 2014
Mental illness affects people of all ages and often it is not prompted by life events or other external causes. Because October is National Mental Health...
depression
on Tue, August 12, 2014
In light of the tragic news about the death of comedian Robin Williams, we asked Cheryl Wehler, MD, medical director of the Via Christi Psychiatric Clinic and...
Brain
on Tue, April 29, 2014
Lots of patients complain about memory problems when they come to my clinic. Most of the time it is a problem that has no clear onset and the problems often...
Macaluso
on Tue, April 29, 2014
Matthew Macaluso, DO, medical director of Via Christi Psychiatric Clinic and assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Kansas School of Medicine...
Coach Mark Potter
on Mon, March 03, 2014
Mark Potter seemed to have it all: a happy family life and a successful career as a college basketball coach. And then, in a little over a month, his life felt...
Via Christi Behavioral Health patient Heidi Iwig
on Sat, February 22, 2014
Heidi Iwig has a college degree and a career as a CPR instructor for the American Red Cross. She’s happily married and has a beautiful 1-year-old daughter. She...
new year's resolutions
on Fri, January 31, 2014
As January winds down, many folks will start reflecting back on the resolutions they made and whether or not they have made any successful changes to their...
Relationships
on Fri, January 24, 2014
Healthy relationships make people happier and ease stress. But it’s important that these relationships are realistic and flexible. Marriages and other...

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