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Depression

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (73)


Depression often comes with negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors that are overwhelming and inhibiting. It is not uncommon for those affected by depression to begin to view symptoms as characteristics of their own personality. Simply, depression can make a person believe those burdensome thoughts are true, there is ze...
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21 Days of Mental Wellness Challenge

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (26)



Please join us on Facebook and Instagram for 21 Days of Mental Wellness Challenge where we will self reflect, positively affirm ourselves and breath new life into our existence. 



Grounding: 5-4-3-2-1 featuring Where's Waldo

Posted on March 17, 2020 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (37)

Grounding is a coping strategy designed to pull focus toward present moment identifiers and immediately connect to the here and now. Sensory based, grounding techniques help control symptoms associated with diagnoses such as Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, and ADHD as well as more specific symptoms to include dissociation, flashbacks, hypervigilance, emotional dysregulation and altered focus. Exercises in grounding can be viewed as distractions, bu...

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The House Survey

Posted on March 7, 2020 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (36)

During my time working at a mental health hospital for adolescents, I worked with many families supporting a child struggling with a mental health diagnosis and too often I was asked how to keep a child safe and guarantee their safety after a recent hospital stay. As much as I wanted to give them ‘Th...

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Supporting A Loved One Through Thoughts of Suicide

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (452)

1. Remain Calm. You cannot be helpful, if you too, are freaking out.


2. Acknowledge their feelings. Be present to the fact of how difficult it must be for your loved one to admit they want to end their life.


3. Inquire. Ask how, when and where they intend to comple...

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Anxiety

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (60)

Fidgets

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (49)

Reactive Attachment Disorder

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (39)

Depression

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (26)

Extinction

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (33)


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