• Suicide prevention in teens

    What We Learned From Suicide Prevention Month

    October 9, 2020

    And how to put these lessons into action  Suicide prevention month (each September of the year) comes and goes, while the suicide rate continues to rise. As the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, suicide remains a national crisis. Leading us to believe that stronger action is needed to address mental health

  • Why You Can Overcome Too

    September 3, 2020

    Due to my build, I didn’t look the way most people thought anorexics looked. In fact, people that didn’t know I was suffering with anorexia often told me how well I was looking. Even my doctor told me that my BMI didn’t qualify me to be referred to an eating disorder support group. He had

  • Why We’ve Gotten Addiction All Wrong

    August 20, 2020

    What is addiction?  The American Psychological Association defines addiction as “a state of psychological or physical dependence (or both) on the use of alcohol or other drugs.” Also commonly referred to as substance dependence.  For hundreds of years, society has taken slivers of definitions like this one and developed methods in an attempt to help

  • Personal Tips on Self-Care

    August 7, 2020

    Self-care has become a bit of a buzz word lately, especially over the last few months because of COVID. Typically the image that comes to mind is a bubble bath or a mud mask. It often gets this stereotype and is then placed in a category that we often think, “oh well that’s just not

  • Advantages of Teletherapy

    July 23, 2020

    What is Teletherapy? Technology is ever-changing. More services are being moved to mobile apps and web portals, and it’s no surprise that our health care is also! Terms such as telehealth or online counseling have exploded in the last few years. The terms teletherapy, telepsychology, telecounseling, and online counseling are often used interchangeably. Any therapy

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