depression support

If your spouse, significant other, or partner suffers with depression, you may feel helpless, but there are ways you can support them and you are not alone. The mood in major depression is often described as sad, hopeless, discouraged, or feeling down, but it can also include persistent anger. Family members notice that depressed people […]

self care

For young adults, self-care isn’t always a priority. The pressures of school and/or starting a job can make basic self-care seem more like a luxury than a necessity. But making a commitment to incorporate self-care practices into your daily routine can create a positive difference not just now, but for the rest of your life. […]

selfcare

When you’re busy and overwhelmed, it’s easy to put yourself last. However, there’s no rule that says you must carry the weight of the world on your shoulders—in fact, in these moments, it’s important to take a step back, be kind to and take care of yourself. Why Self-Care Matters It’s so important to make […]

covid blog

COVID-19 as a Trauma/Stress Event This event has been experienced on a spectrum of “it doesn’t seem like it will impact us” to feeling overwhelmed, frozen or irritated, and not knowing what may happen next. Previous Trauma (i.e. abuse, neglect, violence) can be exacerbated Typical Stressors (i.e. falling behind in school, financial stress/food, regular schoolwork/tests, […]

This school year may look a little different with virtual classrooms and online learning.It’s important more than ever for teachers & staff to be able to recognize and prevent child abuse, neglect, and mental health symptoms of their students through a virtual classroom. Here’s our top tips including downloadable flyers to share with teachers & […]