Sharing – Suicides make up majority of gun deaths, but remain overlooked in gun violence debate

Sharing – Suicides make up majority of gun deaths, but remain overlooked in gun violence debate

Trigger warning – discussion of suicide attempts. If you are struggling, please call 988 in the US or a helpline in your country. There is a lot of media coverage about guns in America, but this part is underrepresented in all of that coverage. Suicide is the leading cause of gun-related deaths in the United…

Reviews Elsewhere – Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

Reviews Elsewhere – Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

I’ll repeat what I’ve said many times. Kids are often vulnerable because they have no close adults to trust and lean on for support. No one is there modeling what a mature sense of self is, so they aren’t learning it. I don’t necessarily agree with everything Drs. Maté and Neufeld said in this interview that I’m sure I wouldn’t agree with everything in their book, but on this point, I agree. Kids need trusted adults who make them feel safe and loved.

Yet we keep creating a society that makes it harder to provide that for kids. We are paying a price for that.

UK Study Shows Online Therapy Works as Well As In-Person and Why That Matters

UK Study Shows Online Therapy Works as Well As In-Person and Why That Matters

They need to be better about that if we are going to make any kind of dent in the mental healthcare accessibility problem. Online therapy can be a difference maker if it can help people quicker and cheaper and with the same effectiveness. Those are the keys right now to improving the care system for all of us.

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