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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Every 11 seconds someone dies by suicide. For every completed suicide, there are approximately 25 attempts. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death amongst 15-24 year olds. 1 in every 60 Americans is a survivor of suicide loss.

Change is the Only Constant

The past year+ has been full of changes for all of us, with a ton of uncertainty tossed on top. One thing I know—change is the only constant and it's happening ALL the time. And, it can really trigger our anxiety.

How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK?

In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant. Jennifer Hartstein, an adolescent psychologist in New York who specializes in anxiety and depression, said that in the absence of “age-old markers” of wellness, “we have to pivot and look at kids differently.”

Dealing with COVID-19 Fatigue

It’s been quite the year. That may be the understatement of all understatements. We’ve been locked down, shaken up and living in uncertainty for many months. Everyone is looking for, and hoping for, some stability.

Put Down the Phone!

Putting down your phone, turning off your social media and email, and taking some time away from your phone screen may be just the break you need.

The Importance of Setting Limits For Your Child

Rules are a natural part of life, and having guidelines helps kids learn how to manage in different situations. While parents know that this kind of structure is important, it’s often challenging to establish and maintain rules at home.

Spreading Kindness

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” – Albert Schweitzer The past year+ has been challenging for us all. As we watched the