Two-Way Prayer: A Lost Tool for Practicing the 11th Step

The Hope and Healing Center & Institute CEO Matthew Stanford Ph.D. and the Hope and Healing Center & Institute past Fellow Rev. Bill Wigmore BA collaborated to write a research article entitled “Two-Way Prayer: A Lost Tool for Practicing the 11th Step.” Two Way Prayer formed an essential part of the Oxford Group and early Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) spiritual practices. Pioneer AA members considered it more…

National Healthcare Decisions Day

How many times have you heard the adage, the only certainty in life is death and taxes?  The month of March is moving along, and if you are like me, you are focusing on the need to finalize your income taxes which are due to the IRS on Tuesday, April 18th. However, there is another event occurring at the same time – National Healthcare Decision…

Signs and Symptoms in Adolescents of a Mental Health Difficulty

Adolescence is a very crucial time, bringing about many changes in physical, emotional, social and mental well-being. With the various changes, it can be difficult to recognize the behaviors that are normal life changes and challenges from signs of a mental health difficulty. Here are a few things to look for: Loss of interest in usual activities If your teen once had a love for…