I personally believe this to be an important event and so am re-blogging this in order to get the information out there..

Mental Health Writers' Guild

Hi All,

I received an email from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) earlier today.

As far as I know/can make out (apologies for my ignorance but I live in Ireland) NCCAM is part of America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Here is the main content of that letter, which I am sharing as I think it is both an important issue and could be something that is of interest to our members…


Hi Kevin,

I enjoyed your post on the Mental Health Writer’s Guild about the link between exercise and mental health.

Mind and body practices like yoga, meditation, and Tai Chi are sometimes used to manage stress and anxiety, particularly during the holiday season when people can feel tense.

But what does the science say about these approaches?

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is hosting…

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