Tag "mental health"

Finding a Strategy for Mental Wellness

Finding a Strategy for Mental Wellness By Natalie Croitoru | Contributor In high school, I was a stressed-out teenager. I fixated on grades. I resented criticism. I invested in the wrong relationships. I was over-extended, and my stress eventually began to

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Can We Talk?

Vital Conversations for Parents and Teens When children become teenagers, communication suddenly includes lots of eye-rolling, slammed doors, and dramatic closing arguments such as “You just don’t understand me!” So how do you open the lines of communication with your

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Finding Balance

It’s a thin line, but it’s out there. by Kristin Cicciarelli Are you doing too much? Do you: • Feel exhausted at the end of every day? • Resent things you used to enjoy? • Rely on food, alcohol, etc.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Mental Health

Talking about mental health with teens can be challenging. By using open-ended questions, you allow teens to answer in their own words. Here are some questions to get the conversation going and open up the lines of communication with teens.

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Keeping Teens Safe and Well

  by James Bryant | Contributor Being a parent is one of life’s most fulfilling experiences. Parents spend most of their children’s lives serving as protectors to provide a healthy upbringing, leading to productive adult years. Ensuring that children grow

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