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October 4, 2019

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Congress designated October 6–12, 2019 as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), to help raise awareness about mental health issues.
September 5, 2019

The Impact Of Social Media On Youth Mental Health

By: Jennifer Hall Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumbler have had a profound impact on the ability of people—both young and old—to identify, […]
September 4, 2019

September Is National Suicide Prevention Month

By: Jennifer Hall Each year in the United States, approximately 41,000 people die by suicide, leaving friends and family members to negotiate the tragic landscape of […]
August 5, 2019

Back-To-School Child Prep Tips

By: Jennifer Hall For most kids, summer is a time for play, adventure, and family vacations. But with autumn fast approaching, now’s a great time to […]
June 27, 2019

Combating Secondary Traumatic Stress

By: Jennifer Hall According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 6% to 26% of therapists who work with traumatized populations are at high risk for […]
June 20, 2019

PTSD In Children And Adults – A Public Health Concern

By: Jennifer Hall Many of us have heard the term post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), often in the context of military combat veterans suffering from the emotional […]
May 8, 2019

Mental Health Month—An Awareness Raising Experience

By Jennifer Hall It has been estimated that over 18% Americans live with some sort of mental health disorder. Without accurate diagnosis and proper treatment, problems […]
March 27, 2019

Understanding Autism: The Importance of Individualized Care

By: Jennifer Hall An autism diagnosis is likely to raise many fears and questions for any family. But because autism is a spectrum disorder, there’s no […]
March 27, 2019

Trauma: A Challenge to Emotional and Behavioral Health

By: Jennifer Hall Both childhood and adult trauma present substantial challenges to both clients and healthcare professionals. According to the Sidran Institute, about 70% of U.S. […]