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We encourage people to follow the CDC’s (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html) and WHO’s recommendations.  If you have concerns about your physical health and safety please consult with your physician to figure out best options for yourself and your family. If you are noticing high levels of depression and/or anxiety or rumination (circular thinking you can’t turn off) about...

Mental Health Resolutions for 2020

Mental Health Resolutions for 2020 If you plan to set New Year’s resolutions for 2020, don’t forget your mental health. It’s easy to overlook this area of your life, even if it has the greatest opportunity for improvement. Check out these mental health resolutions for the new year, courtesy of Oakland Psychological Clinic. Be Specific...

5 Tips for Staying Sober during the Holidays

5 Tips for Staying Sober during the Holidays The holidays can be particularly challenging for addiction recovery. Some people feel more depressed or anxious during the holidays, which can trigger addiction. In other instances, the social settings of the holidays create additional temptations. Whatever you’re struggling with, there are some steps you can take to...

How to Tell If Your Child Is Depressed

How to Tell If Your Child Is Depressed Nearly two million children in the U.S. are diagnosed with depression, but there are countless more who experience some form of depression. Many children remain undiagnosed because their symptoms are interpreted as another condition. What appears as defiance or irritability may actually be depression or anxiety. How...

Can You Experience Grief without Death?

Can You Experience Grief without Death? Grief is typically associated with the loss of a loved one, but that is not the only situation that can create grief. Indeed, you can experience grief without death. Many people struggle with this form of grief because they do not realize they’re grieving at all. Let’s take a...

What Therapy Is Best for Depression?

What Therapy Is Best for Depression? No matter how long you’ve lived with depression, all you want is relief. You want to stop feeling depressed and start feeling ‘like your old self again.’ Or maybe you don’t remember a life without depression. Now you’re ready to discover it. What therapy is best for depression? Moreover,...

Time Management Solutions to Reduce Stress

Time Management Solutions to Reduce Stress Do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? Tasks you thought would take an hour somehow take a full day or more. This can quickly spike your stress and make future tasks even harder to manage. What’s the solution? Check out these time management tips to...

How to Support Someone through Addiction Recovery

How to Support Someone through Addiction Recovery Addiction has a ripple effect. It impacts family members, friends, partners, and others. If you have a loved one who is in addiction recovery, you may be unsure about your role in the process. The guide below explains how to support someone through addiction recovery. Learn about Addiction...

Creative Ideas for Family Time

Creative Ideas for Family Time Want to make the most of family time? You don’t have to go on a lavish vacation or spend a fortune on photo shoots. In fact, you don’t have to spend much money at all. It’s all about the quality of time you spend together and how that adds value...

How to Parent a Defiant Child

How to Parent a Defiant Child All parents deal with defiance at some point in their children’s lives. However, some children are persistently more defiant than others. As frustrating as this may be, there are ways to reduce your household stress. Here are some tips for parenting a defiant child. Look for Underlying Issues Defiance...