The Miami-Dade chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, along with UM’s Department of Psychiatry, wants to break down the barriers of mental health and educate all on symptoms and treatment.
Dan Brooks, an Indian River County firefighter and father of four, began experiencing a debilitating pain on the side of his face six years ago. The discomfort intensified and occurred more frequently, and doctors had no explanation.
Infant massage is practiced in most parts of the world. In many of those places, infants are given a massage with oil after their daily bath and before nighttime sleep for the first several years of their lives. As research and press continue to report the benefits of infant massage, parents in the United States have begun massaging their infants to: