National Suicide Prevention Awareness

Published on October 3rd, 2017

September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and as such it’s important to discuss the ways in which we can support our friends and loved ones who struggle with mental health. Suicidal thoughts can happen to anyone and are often the result of an untreated medical condition. Although these kinds of thoughts are common they […]

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Benefits of Family Therapy

Published on August 29th, 2017

Family is one of the greatest gifts many of us receive and it’s important to always understand that, even when times get tough. All families go through rough patches, but it’s their commitment to each other that gets them through it. Seeking out family therapy in Minnesota from Options Family & Behavior Services can be […]

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Signs of Substance Abuse

Published on July 25th, 2017

Substance abuse is a dangerous pattern of behavior wherein an individual abuses drugs and/or alcohol and is or may become physically and psychologically dependent on those substances. Substance abuse and addiction continue to be a leading cause of death of young adults ages 15-24, and threatens the health and function of millions of people nationwide. […]

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Talking To Your Teen About Substance Abuse

Published on June 22nd, 2017

Talking to your teen about substance abuse is never an easy topic to broach, but sometimes it’s a necessary one. During their teenage years, kids are often exposed for the first time to drugs and alcohol. This is also an age when peer pressure, desire to fit in, and rebellious inclinations at are at a […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Published on May 4th, 2017

May is Mental Health Awareness Month which means we should not only recognize that mental health issues are real and present struggles in many people’s lives but we should also work to better understand and communicate with those who suffer from them. Mental health disorders can take on a number of different forms in a […]

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