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[…]

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[…]

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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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How to Get the Most from Marriage Counseling

Marriage counseling can seem daunting at first. If you’re about to begin counseling, you are likely feeling nervous, apprehensive, and, hopefully, excited. Seeking therapy is an important step in repairing and/or building a healthy, lasting relationship. However, it’s important to understand that couples get out of therapy what they put into it. In other words, Read more about How to Get the Most from Marriage Counseling[…]

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6 Tips for Coping with Nurse Burnout

There is no denying how stressful and demanding the medical field can be. This is especially true for nurses. With an ever-growing demand but a short supply, nurses often work long hours over multiple days and even weeks. This chronic overworking paired with a high-stress environment can have a negative effect on physical and, especially, Read more about 6 Tips for Coping with Nurse Burnout[…]

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Helping Your Teens Break Bad Habits Before they Reach Adulthood

“Going through a phase” is a phrase that is often said when a teenager begins to do things differently. However, it’s easy for “phase” behaviors to become habits if not dealt with appropriately. For instance, it is perfectly normal for teens to experience phases of constant eating. Their growing bodies require increased fuel. However, if Read more about Helping Your Teens Break Bad Habits Before they Reach Adulthood[…]

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Introducing the Adolescent PHP in Middletown and the Adult PHP in Harrisburg

We are pleased to announce that Mazzitti and Sullivan Counseling has launched a brand new partial hospitalization program (PHP) for adolescents at our Middletown location and a PHP for adults at our Harrisburg location. These partial day programs are intended to be flexible with the daily schedules of patients who may be enrolled in school, Read more about Introducing the Adolescent PHP in Middletown and the Adult PHP in Harrisburg[…]

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Harmful Effects of Using Drugs and Alcohol During Stressful Times

One of the biggest reasons why people become addicted to drugs and alcohol is stress. We all experience stress, either good or bad, in our day to day lives and how we deal with it is very important to our wellbeing. For some people, coping with the problem results in substance abuse or alcoholism. Learn Read more about Harmful Effects of Using Drugs and Alcohol During Stressful Times[…]

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