Apportis Blog

Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness is as simple as being aware of your surroundings. This sense of awareness is known to help relieve stress and mental health challenges. In a mindful state you are free of worry and open to positivity. You are able to see the world for what it is and also ...

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Farmer Mental Health

Farmers are the unsung heroes of the world. They work tirelessly to provide fresh and healthy produce and other sustainable food sources for the masses, and yet very seldom get the credit they deserve. According to ADAMA, which is a website dedicated to farmers...

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Giving Thanks During Thanksgiving

We all know that 2020 hasn't necessarily been the start to the roaring 20's that many of us imagined. It has been an infamous year many would like to forget. While there are many things to be spiteful about, we must approach this Thanksgiving as a time of reflection...

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International Survivors of Suicide Day

Saturday, November 21st is not only the Saturday before Turkey Day. It is also a day to observe and support international survivors of suicide. Sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Survivors Day is a time to give support to those who have lost...

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Red Ribbon Week 2020

Red Ribbon Week is the nation's largest and longest-running drug-abuse prevention campaign. This years' theme is “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free," and the campaign is being celebrated from October 23rd through October 31st. Since 1985, Red Ribbon Week has encouraged...

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World Mental Health Day

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and this year's theme is especially pertinent in today's climate. The focus is mental health for all, with an emphasis on greater investment in mental health and greater access to mental health. According to the WHO, “The past...

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Youth Homelessness

We all have to face challenges in this thing called life. Pause a minute, and think of all the things you have to over come on a daily basis. Write them down. Is one of them a safe place to call home or rest your head each night? For many of our neighbors in...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year, September 10th is recognized as World Suicide Prevention Day. This day is in conjunction with September serving as Suicide Prevention Month to create awareness about the mental health challenges that millions of people face every day. At Apportis, it is...

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International Overdose Awareness Day 8/31/20

Do you recognize the signs and symptoms of overdose? What is the impact of drug use and overdose on family, friends and those experiencing it? International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose...

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 31st, marks the end of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Any person of any race, culture, gender, identity, etc. can experience mental health challenges throughout their life. Despite this, minorities oftentimes encounter difficulty in receiving treatment....

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National PTSD Awareness Day

In 2010, the US Senate designated that National Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day be observed on June 27th. PTSD has long been recognized as a mental disorder resulting from a traumatic event experienced by an individual. In the United States, the...

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Your Family and COVID-19

Like you, the talk in our family always circles back to COVID-19 and the news. We discuss strategies for staying safe, acquiring groceries, reaching out to loved ones to see how they are doing, and the reacting to the news. This pandemic dominates our thoughts and...

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Connectiveness for Farmers

Connectiveness is a funny word… it is a recently coined word that refers to the quality and quantity of a person's connections to others, either personally or online. This speaks to the mental wellbeing of community support for an individual and for farmers in 2020,...

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International Men’s Health Week 2020

At Apportis we are a custom telemedicine company based out of Dublin, Ohio. We take great pride in serving others a software platform that serves their needs. International Men’s Health Week 2020 is June 15-21. Led by Men’s Health Network, representatives from six...

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Family Health & Fitness Day

Well I took this one right out of Joan Callamezzo's playbook: Gotcha! With my homage to NBC's sitcom Parks and Recreation, I wanted to take time to highlight tomorrow as 'Family Health & Fitness Day.' Celebrated the second Saturday in June each year, this special...

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National Call Your Doctor Day

We've all heard the old adage 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it.' Essentially, leave something alone; avoid attempting to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient. Unfortunately for many Americans, they take this approach to their health. According to a...

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Gay Pride Month

In his final year in office, President Bill Clinton declared June "Gay & Lesbian Pride Month" to commemorate the Stonewall riots that took place June 1969 in Manhattan. This was a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations in response to a police raid of the...

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Hepatitis Awareness Month

April showers bring May flowers and Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. During May, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC and many public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by...

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Learn the ABCs of Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C are three types of viral hepatitis. Although each type of viral hepatitis is caused by a different virus and is spread in different ways, they all affect the liver and can cause serious health problems according to the CDC....

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Becoming Your 2.0

I'm writing today to encourage & share the importance of yearly exams that includes a full blood work panel, OBGYN visits, mental health checks, heart health, and in any uncertainty if you’re not feeling status-quo, to go to a doctor. I’m glad I get to write on...

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May is Asthma Awareness Month

It's a peak season for people with asthma and allergies, and a perfect time to educate patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases. I just got back from my walk in the neighborhood, the current pandemic has prompted me and my wife to walk...

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National Nurses Day…

Today, May 6th, is designated National Nurses Day and is also the beginning of National Nursing Week. This is a week of recognition and praise to honor our nurses for the vital role that they play in the healthcare system. Fittingly, National Nursing Week concludes on...

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Melanoma Monday…

Melanoma Monday on the first Monday in May is an awareness campaign during National Melanoma Month.  The American Academy of Dermatology has set aside this day to raise awareness about skin cancer. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, and it is the deadliest of skin...

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National Mental Health Month…

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, we join the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) fights stigma, provides support, educates the...

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National Take Back Day …

Twice a year communities team up with law enforcement to host 'National Take Back Day,' a campaign to anonymously and safely dispose of prescription medications. Because of the current nationwide coronavirus pandemic, the DEA postponed the 2020 Spring Take Back Day,...

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Use the Good Stuff …

I was sorting through my closet, since we have sooo much free time on our hands now…and I found a box of my fancy perfume lotions, just the travel sizes that come with perfume but still the good stuff that you save for a special day. I don’t even remember when I...

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Slea’ = The Spearhead

Slea’ = Celtic for Spearhead (Javelin) Slea’ is our family: aligned. The people that work at Apportis, our partners - HighBridge Consulting, Capital Success, Expeed Software, Futurety, Wellness Wishes, Time 2 Change Counseling, Wellness Collective, The Floriss Group,...

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Keep a Blue Head …

Apportis: We’re Keeping Calm & Having Our Blue Head On We’ve all seen those Keep Calm & Carry On, Stay Strong, even Dance On posters but at Apportis, our core is to keep calm by keeping our Blue Head on. I know some of you are asking what a blue head means so...

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Lead With The Heart …

It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song, But the man worth while is one who will smile, When everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is trouble, And it always comes with the years, And the smile that is worth the praises of earth...

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Sweep the Shed

As our nation and the world have come to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic, Apportis is no different from other companies trying to adapt to the changing workplace. As a telemedicine company, there is a certain element of excitement and validation as government leaders...

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About One Every Fifteen Minutes…. …

Such a sad topic for discussion, but a topic that NEEDS to be brought to light and involved more in the public discussion of the pending settlements  between pharmaceutical companies and the state of Oklahoma. As states, cities, counties and even hospitals continue to...

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Not Far from Me …

Stories of Opioids and Ohio EDITED BY DANIEL SKINNER AND BERKELEY FRANZ FOREWORD BY TED STRICKLAND We at Apportis are working hard to help our fellow Ohioans as they struggle with Substance Use Disorder. This new collection of stories really hits home because this...

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Step up: walking your way to health …

With the advent of fitness watches, we are now constantly aware of how active we are (or aren’t) being each and every day. If you aren’t a part of this craze, it’s likely you’ve heard people talk about ‘meeting their steps.’ But why is everyone obsessed with walking...

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Stressed? Try A Bath …

Sometimes all you need is a nice, warm bath. It’s funny that a tub of hot water can solve so many of life’s problems, or at least feel like it! Lucky for us, there’s a bunch of different ways of taking a relaxing bath, and you probably have most of this stuff anyway!...

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Should You Be Taking Vitamins? …

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably someone who is pretty invested in their own health. We live in an age of information, so it makes sense that we want to do everything possible to be proactive about our health. The downside to having so much access to...

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Recipe: Steamed Mussels in a White Wine Broth …

Steamed Mussels in a White Wine Broth Prep: 25 mins Cook: 15 mins Servings: 2 (generous) Ingredients 2 pounds mussels, cleaned 1 tablespoon butter 2 small shallots, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 cup low-sodium chicken stock ½ cup dry white wine...

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The Health Benefits of Green Tea …

(Coffee drinkers might want to sit this one out.) Green tea might be one of the best drinks you can consume, besides water. Not only is it chock-full of antioxidants, it has several other health benefits that make this beverage worth your while. Here are 10 cool...

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Stressed? Try Meditation …

We’re always looking for new ways to deal with stress. In today’s day and age, there seems to be thousands of methods we’re supposed to use to limit our stress. The amount of options we have is simply overwhelming, and the choices we’re presented with range in...

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What is pasteurization? …

All I knew (before writing this) about pasteurization was that it makes milk safer to drink, and that the French don’t pasteurize their cheese. I was curious about what pasteurization actually meant, so I did some research! I think knowing about processes so important...

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Recipe: Open-Face Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches …

Open-Face Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches Prep time: 15 minutes Total time: 55 minutes Serving size: 2 Ingredients ½ teaspoon olive oil 2 egg whites, divided, lightly beaten ½ cup panko breadcrumbs, divided 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, divided ¼ teaspoon ground...

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