Suicide Signs in Children that Every Parent Should Recognize

The topic of suicide traditionally isn’t one which frequently involves children. It tends to be a serious discussion among adults, and while it’s important to still protect young hearts from heavy topics, it’s equally important to have open and honest conversations with kids when the topic involves them. Tragically, suicide is no longer something only Read more about Suicide Signs in Children that Every Parent Should Recognize[…]

4 Ways Substance Use and Mental Health Are Connected

Struggling with substance use is a lot to handle. Add mental health concerns to the table, and anyone would feel overwhelmed. Sadly, there are millions of people in the United States alone who struggle with both substance abuse and mental health simultaneously. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about half of the people Read more about 4 Ways Substance Use and Mental Health Are Connected[…]

Raising Mentally Healthy Children

If you’ve ever dived into research about methods on raising kids, odds are you’ve come across tens of thousands of articles with tips, tricks and suggestions. While sifting through these opinions, testing them out here and there, you’ve probably discovered that what might work with one child doesn’t work with another. Personality differences in your Read more about Raising Mentally Healthy Children[…]

6 Ways to Prioritize Strong Mental Health in College

6 Ways to Prioritize Strong Mental Health in College

To put it simply, college is a whirlwind. Before you know it, you’re leaving behind a regimented high school schedule and crafting your own agenda. You’re meeting new friends, adjusting to dorm life, maybe learning how to meal prep and manage finances on your own, not to mention balancing new expectations, surroundings and academic challenges. Read more about 6 Ways to Prioritize Strong Mental Health in College[…]

How to Pinpoint and Manage Sickness Caused by Stress

How to Pinpoint and Manage Sickness Caused by Stress

Everyone experiences stress. Maybe it’s periodic – we experience stress caused by an assignment due date, or the knowledge that we’re meeting a potentially influential person for the first time. Or, stress might be caused by a promotion and the sudden increase of new responsibilities. Perhaps your feelings are due to a sudden life change, Read more about How to Pinpoint and Manage Sickness Caused by Stress[…]

What is Dual Diagnosis?

Understanding the Connection Between Mental Disorders and Substance Use

When someone struggling with a mental disorder also deals with substance use habits, or vice versa, the resulting circumstance is known as dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis is highly common in situations of drug/alcohol abuse, compounded by mental disorders, for a number of reasons. In fact, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimates that Read more about Understanding the Connection Between Mental Disorders and Substance Use[…]

do i need counseling

I’m feeling stressed. Do I Need Counseling?

Especially in the middle of a time full of changes – the results of a global pandemic – mental health has become an increasingly important focus for individuals around the world. Mental health challenges have affected so many individuals over the course of the year, especially with a rising number of unemployed, increasing financial pressure, Read more about I’m feeling stressed. Do I Need Counseling?[…]

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