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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.
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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...Read Full Post »
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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...Read Full Post »
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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...Read Full Post »