The newly founded UCLA Health Integrative Medicine Collaborative, unites UCLA integrative medicine programs under a shared mission and aim—to foster comprehensive approaches to optimize health and wellness.
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The new UCLA Health Center for Integrative Medicine will streamline patient services, house many of our lifestyle medicine programs, and foster comprehensive approaches to optimize health and wellness. Learn more >
MAY 26 AT 3PM PST/7pm EST
Nutrition is critical to immune function in the era of COVID-19 and obesity, diabetes, and hypertension increase your disease risk. Learn how nutrition and lifestyle can support your immune function.
Speakers: Dr. Zhaoping Li, Dr. David Heber, Dr. Vijay Sarumpudi, Dr. Lauren Lemieux, Dr. Michael Garcia
May 20, 2020 at 4pm PST/ 7pm EST
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to heightened levels of stress for people of all ages throughout the world. The rapidly changing patterns of viral spread throughout our communities, escalating health and financial worries, isolation and loneliness from social distancing, uncertainty about the future, and other daunting threats to our wellbeing have led to widespread fear, anxiety, pessimism and emotional dysregulation. Resilient individuals, however, are able to quickly recover from such crises and emerge stronger and healthier than those who are more susceptible to these challenges. In this webinar, we will discuss resilience—this capacity to recover quickly from adversity—and strategies for achieving it.
The American College of Psychiatrists honored Lavretsky with the Award for Research in Geriatric Psychiatry. The award is given to an individual who has contributed to advances in geriatric psychiatry.
The American Psychiatric Association gave Lavretsky the Weinberg Award for Research in Geriatric Psychiatry. The award honors a psychiatrist who has demonstrated special leadership or has done outstanding work in clinical practice, training, or research into geriatric psychiatry.
The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry’s Distinguished Scientist Award recognized Lavretsky’s research in resilience in depression and aging.
The book is a practical guide, inspired by the field of art therapy, to helping children and teens understand and express their emotions, communicate nonverbally when words aren’t working, build connections with others, develop problem-solving skills, manage challenging behaviors, learn, and more.
With this easy-to-use app, you can practice mindfulness meditation anywhere, anytime with the guidance of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Scientific research shows mindfulness can help manage stress-related physical conditions, reduce anxiety and depression, cultivate positive emotions, and help improve overall physical health and well-being.
Mindfulness is the practice of training the mind to be present through moment-to-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, body sensations and environment. Mindfulness promotes an attitude of openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with our experience. Through regular practice, taught through this app, you can develop a meditation practice and learn to bring more mindfulness into your daily life.
This app offers: