Articles

Below are some useful articles written by past & present employees.

Men & Mental Health

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength! Did you know that one in every five American adults will experience a Mental Health issue in their lifetime, but only 44% of them will receive the necessary help? A large percentage of the people who do not seek out the necessary […]

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Emotion Regulation in the Wild World of Parenting

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

By:  Lauren Johnson, MSW A common uniting experience amongst parents is that we all feel overwhelmed at times. Being a parent is an amazing journey that can push our buttons and leave us feeling tired, stressed, and sometimes triggered. We all feel the pressure to be the best parent for our children and never really […]

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Healthy Coping & Holiday Stress

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

By:  Rachel Morici, LPC It is no mystery that the holidays can bring up depression, loss and overwhelming feelings. The effects are understandable; holidays bring about increased demands, pressure, financial stress and perhaps grief and longing, especially when we have lost a loved one. Let’s focus on what we can do to minimize the holiday […]

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Bullying: It’s Not Childsplay

Monday, October 12th, 2015

 By:  Lauren Johnson, MSW Bullying doesn’t just happen on the playground. Thanks to technology, it may be happening right under your nose.   Do you currently know a child or adolescent that is being bullied in school? Chances are you or someone close to you has experienced bullying behaviors as the National Center for Education […]

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Violence Prevention Begins with Knowledge

Monday, October 12th, 2015

  By:  Lauren Johnson, MSW October is Domestic Violence Awareness & National Bullying Prevention Month.   According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), violence in intimate relationships accounts for 15% of all violent crime. Many still think of domestic violence only as it relates to physical assaults, however violence  in intimate relationships often […]

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Suicide Prevention: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

By:  Mallory Crouch, LCSW Suicide can be an uncomfortable topic of conversation. Keep the lines of communication open and know the warning signs. You could save a life.   September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention month. Did you know that suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in America? Suicide has become a […]

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School Success: What Parents Can Do

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

By:  Jody Pierce, LCSW “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.”  – Jane D Hull School is upon us and parents have an important role in assuring school success for their children. As a parent, children of all ages benefit from your […]

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EMDR Therapy for Trauma

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

By:  Morgen Warner, LCSW Are you or someone you know suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or other trauma? If so, EMDR therapy may help. Many of you may have heard of EMDR therapy. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. This therapy can help people to heal from the emotional distress associated […]

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Parenting: Building Secure and Connected Relationships with Your Children

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

by: Jessica Downs Parents occupy many roles, including entertainers, drivers, providers, playmates, teachers, guides, and protectors. Stretched with responsibilities, and hopeful for the future of their children, parents frequently ask, “What is the most important thing I can do for my child?” Of all the strategies available to parents, research indicates that a secure attachment […]

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Discovering Hope Through DBT

Monday, May 11th, 2015

By Rachel Morici, LPC Do you struggle with your emotions? Do you find it difficult to interact effectively with others? Are you making self-destructive choices in your life? Do you feel out of control? If you find yourself struggling with these issues you are not alone. DBT can help. What is DBT? Dialectical Behavior Therapy, […]

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