Mental health is becoming a more popular topic of discussion today. You may be wondering how you can ensure your child is aware of the importance of mental health. They should also know that they have a solid support system should they face any troubles. Mental health is often something that young adults address as […]
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What Is the Opposite of Loneliness?
“We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life.” -Marina Keegan, The Opposite of Loneliness Loneliness can have a harmful impact on your mental health. When you feel alone in your struggles with no one to reach out to, you might […]
Am I Enabling Addiction or Keeping My Child Alive?
When a child struggles with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, parents might begin blaming themselves for their child’s behaviors. One parent might accuse the other of enabling the addiction. The other parent could feel shame, as they blame themselves for what has happened. They fear the judgment and accusations of others, who might be […]
What Are the Levels of Care for Children’s Mental Health?
Navigating the mental health system for children can be confusing for parents of teens who struggle. We know that our child needs support, but how much help is needed and appropriate for their behaviors? Often, kids might not enter mental health treatment until an emergency occurs. We might not be aware of issues going on, […]
Helping Others When They Need It
When we are dealing with our own pain and trauma, we struggle to be there for others in their time of need. When helping our kids through addiction and other problematic behaviors, we might face our triggers while guiding them through the healing process. We could have our own unresolved trauma that influences how we […]