How To Help A Loved One

March 13th, 2017

How to Help After a Loved One Has Been Diagnosed With a Mental Health Disorder For some, being diagnosed with a mental illness can bring on so many negative feelings. One may think life, as they know it will change for the worse and they will never be able to have a “normal” life. However, for others, it may be a relief now having a name…

Signs and Symptoms in Adolescents of a Mental Health Difficulty

February 27th, 2017

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…

Three Important Things to Know About Teen Dating Violence

February 7th, 2017

The teenage years can be a time of significant change in many young people’s lives. It’s a time when they are gaining more independence, thinking about what path to follow in life, negotiating friendships, and often beginning to date. Both teens and parents learn their areas of comfort and boundaries as teens start dating. A significant and often poorly understood problem in teen dating relationships…