TAKING THE FIRST STEP There’s a lot of talk these days about advocating for your own mental health. The very nature of that suggestion can sound ludicrous to someone who
THE IMPORTANCE OF IDENTIFYING MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS AMONG CHILDREN AND TREATING THEM The first week of February is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. In 2021, it comes at an incredibly
PRACTICAL STEPS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE With a lot happening in the world and across the country right now and loads of uncertainty about what the next day will bring
DIAGNOSING AND TREATING SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER Well, it looks like winter will be here for a while. And with the coronavirus pandemic still raging, these colder and darker months can
HOLIDAYS 2020 REQUIRES PLANNING AND A LOT OF HONESTY This year is requiring a lot of us. Changes in everything from how kids “go to school” to basic human interactions,
A NEW RECIPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS With all the curve balls thrown our way during the pandemic this year, it’s easy to see why alcohol consumption is up. It’s common
EXPRESSING AND PROCESSING GRIEF At times during 2020, it has felt a bit like a constant loop of the “stages of grief,” which range from denial to anger to acceptance.
FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH This year has been a difficult one for many of us, but it’s been especially challenging for caregivers, whether they are taking care of children who aren’t