Protecting Our Loved Ones: Risk Factors You Need To Know About Suicide

According to National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), suicide was the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. Do you know the difference between suicidal ideations and attempts? – Suicide is the act of taking your own life by self-inflicted injury. – Suicide attempts is non-fatal, self-inflicted injury where the intent was to die as a result. – Suicidal ideations are thoughts of…

Aging with Grace

The actress Bette Davis once remarked that “growing old is not for sissies.”  In trying to plan for one’s elderhood, there are lots of matters that need to be considered.  With the Aging with Grace series, the Hope and Healing Center & Institute (HHCI) is providing an overview in four different areas: health care, legal, living, and financial.  If you are under the age of…

Boundaries 101

Boundaries are an important component of all relationships and a topic that is not often thought about on a regular basis. Establishing boundaries in romantic relationships, friendships, in the workplace with co-workers, and while parenting children is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Boundaries aid in creating general personal safety and protection. However, setting and maintaining boundaries requires both effort and practice. While it may…