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Mental Health & #MeToo

Many women have participated in the powerful #Metoo hashtag across social media, adding their voice to the difficult topic of sexual assault. The solidarity is bringing new attention to widespread issues of rape, sexual harassment, and sexual assault. Now, many are...

Pros and Cons of Adult Guardianship

Navigating when or how to set up adult guardianship (also known as a conservatorship in some states) can be complex and tricky. To help simplify, a recent article on caring.com took a look at the pros and cons of establishing guardianship for an adult who is...

Common Myths of Substance Abuse

For many, the stigma around getting treatment for substance abuse prevents a person from getting the help they need. Psychology Today puts five common myths to rest, challenging judgments and changing the way we think about addiction. Successful treatment starts with...

School Bullying – How Parents Can Help

It’s that time of year—kids are back in school and the risk for peer-to-peer bullying is on the rise. We want to ensure parents are paying attention to the warning signs. And we want parents to know that if psychological symptoms begin to appear in their child’s...

Teen Heroin Addiction & Treatment

Heroin addiction affects not only adults, but teens as well. Today.com shined an important spotlight on the issue. Many treatment programs are designed for adults, which has left a hole for those teens who are battling an opioid addiction. But there is hope and,...

Childhood & Teen Depression on the Rise

Over the past few years, there has been a substantial increase in childhood and teen depression. According to a recent study: One in five children has a mental health issue. Between 2011 and 2015, there was a 50% increase in clinical level depression, and a 43%...

Is Child Counseling right for your family?

Child counseling and teen counseling are two of the services the Center for Effective Living provides West Side Cleveland. Deciding to seek counseling for your child can be difficult for parents. Sometimes they are inspired to look into it because of a school...