SAN JOSE, California., May 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about chiropractic care, in collaboration with ChiroCongress, a national organization representing state chiropractic associations in the United States and port Ric, come together to celebrate the second annual day of ChiroCares’ national return May 19, 2021. ChiroCongress, the F4CP and state chiropractic associations across the nation, along with their members, will support mental health in local communities by encouraging people to donate to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and / or participate in the NAMIWalks Day Hopefully Saturday 22 May.
“ChiroCongress and its members of the State Association are proud to honor patients and members of our communities by celebrating the second annual ChiroCares Giving Back Day,” he says. Elizabeth Klein, executive director, ChiroCongress, who notes that chiropractic care offers a safe, effective, and medication-free approach to managing increased pain among people as a result of changes in the home and work environments during the pandemic. She continues: “After a long and hard year, mental health in our communities is not only a priority, but a need to ensure that people have access to care that helps them control pain, as well as optimize their well-being and quality of life. “
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder have been reported in 4 out of 10 adults in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic, a rise of 1 in 10 adults who reported these symptoms during the first half of 2019. In addition, a July 2020 the survey found specific negative impacts on adult mental health and well-being due to pandemic stress, including:
- Difficulty sleeping (36%)
- Difficulty eating (32%)
- Increases in alcohol consumption or substance use (12%)
- Worsening of chronic conditions (12%).
Chiropractic (DC) physicians are trained to diagnose, assess, and manage disorders of the neuro-musculoskeletal system and general health problems, as well as advise them on nutrition and lifestyle advice to promote optimal well-being.
The president of F4CP Dr. Sherry McAllister states: “F4CP has the honor of working with ChiroCongress to help spread the word about ChiroCares’ national return day this year. The chiropractic profession is committed now and in the future to creating a happier future, healthy and successful for people.Please join us on May 19th in support of those who may be struggling during a difficult time. “
Everyone is invited to participate and share information about NAMI and NAMIWalks Day of Hope with their audiences through the challenges of social media and distribution channels.
To learn more about joining and / or joining the ChiroCares national team, visit https://chirocongress.org/chirocares/.
About the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
A non-profit organization with nearly 29,000 members, the F4CP informs and educates the general public about the value of chiropractic care offered by chiropractic (DC) physicians and their role in medication management without medication. Learn more or search for a DC at www.f4cp.org/findadoctor.
A non-profit organization, the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations advances the chiropractic profession through innovation, research, and service to U.S. member associations and port Ric. Visit chirocongress.org or call 503-922-2933 for more information.
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