That last bit, to me, is really the important part. I’m not saying no one needs proper credentials, and licensing, to offer therapy, but what I am saying is that if the physical location is limiting the ability of people to get care, when we have so many technological tools available to bridge that gap, then something will need to change. … Read More
This seems like the should be obvious, but it’s not: When someone is upset about something, validating and understanding their feelings isn’t going to necessarily make them suddenly forget why they’re angry. That person will still be upset, but validation … Read More
Ending Stigma about Suicide
Treating trauma early to help children cope down the line
The Cognitive Distortion Which Severely Hinders Recovery
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Coping with Unintentional Mental Health Stigma
Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and it’s having devastating consequences
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Ottawa passes motion to create national, three-digit suicide prevention hotline… Read More
I may not necessarily agree with everything on Dr. Zoe’s list, but I am on-board with the idea of knowing ahead of time what kinds of activities, people, etc. will help take care of your mental health when you need it. You and I may not have a current mental health diagnosis right now, but we all are having low days, struggle days. Doing something about those, might just help us avoid spiraling into a situation where we do end up with something more serious.… Read More
PBS not only did a report on childhood trauma they are also sharing some helpful information.
This might be worth bookmarking, or if you are currently dealing with children in trauma in your own family, you may find some resources that can help you today. So, I’m sharing and if you know someone in that situation, I’d ask that you share with them too.… Read More