Take A Mental Health Test

Maybe you’ve been dismissing it as just feeling “off.” Friends and family say that sometimes you’re just “moody.” Or perhaps you’ve convinced yourself that “this too shall pass,” you need to “just deal with it” or feel some sort of shame that you somehow deserve these feelings or that no one will understand.   You…

Mental Health Warning Signs and What You Can Do to Help Your Child

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Caring for a child’s mental health may not be as easy as caring for their physical health. But, it’s ultimately just as important in their development.  Mental Health America provides support for mental health all year long and they’ve compiled this helpful document on how parents can care for…

7 Facts to Raise Awareness for Alcohol Awareness Month

Did you know April is Alcohol Awareness Month? Alcohol continues to be the most used substance by both youth and adults in the US. Child alcohol abuse can wreak havoc on their health, friends, family and much more. There’s a lot you can do as a parent to stop alcohol abuse before it starts and…

5 ways to start a conversation with your teen about drug abuse

Are you struggling to talk to your teen about drug abuse? You’re not the only one. When it comes time to have a tough conversation, sometimes the most important thing to do is sit down and listen. As a parent or guardian, there’s no shortage of difficult topics to tackle with your teen However, if…