Author: Nate Ortiz

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Illness can cause serious disruption in everyday life. In any given year, approximately one in 25 adults in the United States experiences a serious mental illness that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities and one in 10 employees suffers from depression. This includes the ability to perform effectively or efficiently at work. In my role, I am responsible for managing a large team of behavioral health care providers, as well as several administrative team members. Being surrounded by behavioral health care all day means my team is usually more knowledgeable about mental health,...

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Computer Vision Syndrome

Understanding & Preventing In today’s world, we are glued to our screens—every day, we work on computers, watch television, and browse the internet on our smartphones. Research shows all of this exposure can affect our eye health. According to the American Optometric Association, the most frequent health complaints among computer workers are vision-related. Studies indicate that 50 to 90 percent of computer users suffer from symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome. Dr. Gary St. Clair, an optometrist at St. Clair Eye Care, talked to us about Computer Vision Syndrome and what he has observed. Computer Vision Syndrome Computer Vision Syndrome...

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