Children and Adolescents

Mental Health Tips

Teen Mental Health Crisis

The suicide rate among young people ages 10‒24 has increased by 62% from 2007 through 2021.   In 2021, more than 4 in 10 (42%) high school students felt persistently sad or hopeless.  – Taken from the CDC   It’s no secret that teenagers are facing a mental health crisis. What has happened to our youth?  […]

Family Counseling

Healthy Co-Parenting After Divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally taxing, anxiety-provoking event for an entire family. However, parents do have some control over the extent to which the separation has an impact on their children.   Psychologist Elizabeth Ellis, known for her book Divorce Wars, has identified the number one factor that determines the outcome of divorce for children: conflict.

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Getting Ready for Back to School

Talk of back to school can trigger parents as much as children. Going back to homework, lunch money, after school programs, car pool etc. etc. can evoke a stress response in even the most seasoned parent.

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