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How to Cope During the Summer Months with a Mental Illness

Summer is a great time for family gatherings, and holidays. However people with mental illness might feel overwhelmed or isolated in the summer months for a lot of different reasons. We know that fireworks can happen a lot during the summer as well as

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Family Counseling, Does it Work?

In some cases, tiffs among family members can escalate or become deeply rooted issues. Attempts at resolving may be difficult without an impartial party to mediate. That’s where family counseling comes into play. Does it Work? The short ans

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Tips to Help Your Child Focus While Having ADHD

  Focus can be hard enough for those without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Children especially naturally gravitate towards moving around from interest to interest. However, for kids who battle ADHD in addition to the child-like wond

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How to Help Your Child Prevent Bullying

Bullying is a huge topic these days. The focus was on in-person bullying prior to the digital age, but now there is something called cyberbullying. Either way, bullying remains a horrible act that no one should have to endure. Counseling offers support

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Does Counseling Really Help?

People are usually very nervous or scared about getting started with counseling. That feeling stems from a bad name getting attached to it, or that people expect miracles. Counseling can REALLY help. Even if there aren’t any underlying mental disorde

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10 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Depression Triggers

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year for many, but others might feel regretful and depressed. There are endless reasons for feeling this way, and it is normal to have these feelings. We try to talk with our patients around this topic a lot th

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