Living With Series

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Living With Series Over the next couple of months I will be posting blogs on a series called living with and supporting someone with mental health concerns. Information will include a description of the illness, signs and symptoms, what you … Read More

Safety Planning

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Suicidal Thoughts You may be surprised, but suicidal thoughts are not uncommon. These thoughts can be scary and overwhelming, but there are a number of ways we can cope with suicidal thoughts and steps we can take to keep ourselves … Read More

Breathing Exercises

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Fight or Flight While we have a natural “fight or flight” stress response that can be useful in certain stressful or dangerous situations, the influx of stress hormones can

Helping Your Teen Leave Home

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Whether it’s your firstborn, your last, or a child somewhere in the middle, watching your kids graduate high school is both inspiring and emotional. You know they’re shedding (albeit probably slowly) the last vestiges of the teen years for the … Read More

Midterm and Exam Stress

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University students face the same stresses at certain points in the semester – the stress of performing well on a final exam or a midterm. When the time comes to prepare by studying, it can feel very overwhelming; there is … Read More

The Holiday Season

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The time has arrived again when we start planning for the holidays.  Weekends get filled with responsibilities and obligations, that you may or may not be interested in.  The stress is building up, when you are suppose to be having … Read More

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