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How to find a therapist if you’ve never had one before

Eighteen months into the pandemic, mental health support is in high demand. If you're thinking about reaching out for support, here are some ideas on how to get started finding a therapist.

Insurance Education

COVID pills are here. Here’s what you need to know about antiviral treatments.

The new pills offer an important layer of defense for high-risk patients—those whose age or health conditions make them vulnerable to severe illness. Here's what you need to know about Paxlovid and molnupiravir.

Healthy Lifestyle, Coronavirus

How to stay motivated to exercise (10 tips for long-term success)

Certified personal trainer Michelle Rogers shares expert tips to help you stick with your exercise plan.

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness

Breaking Through Mental Health Challenges, One Brick At A Time

Did you know that nearly half of U.S. adults with a mental health diagnosis are dealing with more than one mental health disorder at a time? Derek shares his experience managing multiple mental health conditions and finding ways to thrive.

Healthy Lifestyle

Breaking Through Mental Health Challenges, One Brick At A Time

Did you know that nearly half of U.S. adults with a mental health diagnosis are dealing with more than one mental health disorder at a time? Derek shares his experience managing multiple mental health conditions and finding ways to thrive.

Healthy Lifestyle, Mental Health

Como apoyar a un ser querido que está pasando por depresión

Unas de las cosas que los profesionales de la salud mental recomiendan es buscar apoyo en personas de confianza. ¿Pero cómo sabemos cuál es la mejor manera de ayudar a un ser querido en este proceso?

Healthy Lifestyle, Mental Health

How beginners of all ages and abilities can build strength — without pumping iron

When you think of strength training, does a bodybuilder’s ripped bod immediately come to mind? This is a misconception. Strength training is important for everyone, and it can benefit your life in many ways. Here's how to incorporate it into your fitness routine.

Healthy Lifestyle, Fitness

“What if I’m just lucky?” Are you suffering from impostor syndrome?

If you're struggling with self-worth, you may be dealing with impostor syndrome. Learn how to recognize the signs and find tips to cope.

Healthy Lifestyle

Blue Cross NC nurse saves a life over the phone

Cheryl Propst is one of about 350 Blue Cross NC nurses. When a member called in with signs of a stroke, Cheryl took action to save his life.

Employee Spotlights

Blue Cross NC nurse saves a life over the phone

Cheryl Propst is one of about 350 Blue Cross NC nurses. When a member called in with signs of a stroke, Cheryl took action to save his life.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

It’s like wearing a neon sign announcing “I’m a cancer survivor”

Robin Winters felt like she had a neon sign over her head announcing to the world that she had breast cancer. She tried to hide it, until one day she learned to embrace what it meant to be a survivor. Now she helps others find that strength in themselves.

Life at Blue Cross NC, Employee Spotlights

How to be an Ally to Indigenous People this American Indian Heritage Month

November is Indian American Heritage Month. Here are three ways to be an ally to indigenous people, from Blue Cross NC's tribal liaison.

Life at Blue Cross NC

Honoring Hispanic Heritage at Blue Cross NC

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we reflect on what we are doing to make health care better for North Carolina's Hispanic communities, not just in October but all year round.

Life at Blue Cross NC