mental health

Are past experiences holding your kids back? 

If you followed the news during this year’s state legislative session, you saw many discussions about mental health, particularly where children and teens are concerned. There’s increased awareness of...... More »

Mental Health and the “S” Word

Most people don’t like to talk about suicide. It frightens us and it makes us uncomfortable. It’s something many really don’t understand, and when there’s a suicide in the...... More »

Moms are problem solving experts

That’s right. Mothers are problem-solving wizards. From the earliest ages, we discover that when we don’t know what to do in any situation, our best course of action is...... More »

Churches and mental health

“Pastor, I think something is wrong with our son.” “My husband has been talking about killing himself.” “Our daughter-in-law is using drugs and I’m worried about our grandkids.” “George...... More »

How trauma impacts learning

How many of you have heard about the I-LEARN tests this week? As a parent, I know I’ve received multiple emails, announcements and tweets about it. I’m worried about...... More »

When abused kids become adults

Chris is one of those guys who’s easy to like. He’s friendly, always has a warm smile, and is happy to be the listener in most conversations. He’s a...... More »