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Sharing Anxiety with Your Child

What is it like to raise a child who suffers from anxiety when you suffer as well? A vicious cycle can occur, and oftentimes feel overwhelming and unending. We came across a recent post that articulates some of the struggle, and we wanted to share it with you. If the...

Alcoholism & Anthony Bourdain

The sad news about Anthony Bourdain’s suicide spread fast through the media. What many not be talked about as broadly are the possible connections between alcoholism, depression, and suicide. A recent article in the Miami Herald tackles this topic. For those in the...

Teens, Screens, & ADHD

We all know teens spend a vast amount of time staring at the screens of their many technological devices. So what does this “activity” do to their mental health? Does it cause ADHD or is it a symptom of ADHD? A recent article in Psychology Today tackled this...

Suicide Prevention…Is it Possible?

With the recent high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, we wanted to touch upon the topic of suicide prevention. People commonly question whether it’s possible to prevent a person from taking their own life. A recent article in Psychology Today...

Substance Abuse: How Much Do Kids Know?

How much do kids know about substance abuse? Ask them. Or better yet, ask them to create five-minute movies on the topic! In Epping, New Hampshire, a group of student filmmakers received the opportunity to show their short films at a youth film festival, all with eye...

What Does it Mean to Feel Angry?

A recent study took a look at the correlation of the inability to differentiate and describe complex emotions such as anger with mental illness. Why is understanding the language of emotions important? According to an article in Harvard Magazine, “Most of our...