A Wife’s Guide to (difficult) In-laws » Find a Counselor
You may be quick to blame your in-laws for your marriage problems, but in reality the biggest part of the problem isn't your in-laws, it's your husband's loyalty to them. When a man marries, he is supposed to transfer his loyalty from his parents to his wife. His behavior plays a key role in how well you get along with his parents. The goal of this book is to help you gain your husband's loyalty If you are in need of hope and…
How to Talk to Your Children About Difficult Topics
Although it may not always be easy, it is now more important than ever for parents to talk with their children about difficult subjects. Learn five guidelines to help.
'Spirited' children: How a parent reacts can make life easier for everyone
Are you raising a spirited child Let us know how you cope: What strategies work? What's the best advice you've received? What made you realize your child is "spirited?" E-mail your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org for possible future publication. Please include full name and city of residence, as well as a phone number for verification (not publication) When it came to punishment, Adah Morrison of Sumner has…
What We Didn’t Say: A struggle — parenting children with mental illness — is finally shared
Children's Mental Health Network Morning Zen guest blogger ~ Robin Herman I’d seek out my friend — standing in the crush at the edges of the Parade — the one classmate I could talk to each year at Reunions who would understand. We’d turn our backs to the line of marchers and whisper under a tree the latest updates about our young-adult kids. I’d tell him how my daughter, at the mercy of dark moods, periodically would overdose on prescription medications and how…
Free Event: How To Talk To Kids In Difficult Times
We are all too painfully aware of the recent traumatic events which surround us. For many parents, grandparents and caregivers, these and other events have raised fear and worries of the impact it may have on our children and the community. During these times, it is important that we not only communicate effectively with our children but it is also essential that we identify our own triggers and learn how to manage stress in our lives Manage your stress and anxiety Learn strategies…
Supporting Children’s Mental Health: Tips for Parents and Educators
Create a sense of belonging. Feeling connected and welcomed is essential to children's positive adjustment, self-identification, and sense of trust in others and themselves. Building strong, positive relationships among students, school staff, and parents is important to promoting mental wellness Promote resilience. Adversity is a natural part of life and being resilient is important to overcoming challenges and good mental health. Connectedness, competency, helping others, and…
How to Deal With Difficult Teenagers
Are you the parent or caregiver of a teenager? Adolescence can be a challenging time when raising or dealing with a child. Sometimes youth can display negative behaviors such as: defiance against authority, rule-breaking, substance use,...
How to Make Sure You’re Heard in a Difficult Conversation
Coping With Difficult Family And Aging Parents At Holidays: 4 Tips From Dr. Davis
Does your family have difficult people in it that you aren’t so sure you want to see this season? Or are your aging parents a problem for you at this time of the year? Some elderly people can get grouchy, irritable and unpleasant over the stress of a family gathering And you may be thinking about some past problematic holidays and hoping this year will be different. You know that saying, “you can’t change other people, but you can change yourself”? Well, you…
How The United States Treats Psychosis Is All Wrong
Psychosis affects millions of Americans and, yet, how the United States treatment psychosis is all wrong compared to international standards.
5 ways to manage difficult parent conferences
Turn potential conflict into teachable moments for parents, teachers and students.
NIMH » Hyperconnectivity in a brain circuit may predict psychosis
Research supported by the National Institute of Mental Health has shown that a shorter therapy (written exposure therapy) may be just as effective as lengthier first-line treatments for PTSD.
What is Meth-Induced Psychosis?
Meth is a dangerous drug that is accompanied by a number of negative side effects. But perhaps the most frightening is meth-induced psychosis.
Children, Sleep and Technology: The Parent’s Guide to a Healthy Balance
Where is the line between safe, healthy digital usage and obsession? Find out how to deal with a child who falls somewhere in the middle of both camps.
Why personality disorders are difficult to treat: Is there a cure?
While there isn’t a cure for personality disorders, there are effective treatment methods out there for those who struggle with these conditions, such as therapy...
Guide to Residential Mental Health and Addiction Assessment and Treatment
Guide to Residential Mental Health & Addiction Assessment & Treatment If you or a loved one is suffering from mental illness or addiction, contact us for information on our residential programs for adults and adolescents One in four individuals are living with a mental illness, according to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings 1 conducted by the Substance Abuse and…
Why Severe Anorexia Is so Difficult to Treat
Anorexia is the most deadly of any mental illness. So, why is proper treatment so hard to get, especially for people with a severe form of the disease?
What is ADHD? ADHD Definition and Treatment
In the recent years, it is estimated that more and more children and adults are affected from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). So, to increase the awareness of this condition and inform the public about the definitions and treatment options variety of initiatives have been started. Consequently, the following infographic explores the main features of the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder provides self-help tips and treatments As…
How to Best Support Someone with Psychosis
This article was first published here, on the blog of Dr. Melissa Welby Psychosis can be a terrifying experience for everyone. When a loved one has a
How to Boost Recovery for Individuals with Psychosis
We live in an increasingly chaotic world. As political debate and federal governmental action ignites more controversy, many of us in the U.S. and elsewh...