Preventing Substance Abuse

Published on February 23rd, 2016

When you are not an addict, it can be easy to judge and think that someone should just stop the harmful behaviors they are participating in. However, once one is in that mindset and develops a dependency to substances such as alcohol or addicting drugs, it is extremely difficult to dig out of that hole. […]

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Choose the Right Children’s Therapist

Published on January 19th, 2016

If your child has dealt with a sudden death in the family, the loss of a parent, divorce, or other tragic situation – or, if they are suddenly acting withdrawn and isolating themselves from social situations – it might be time to consider consulting a therapist. Children’s therapists, who are trained in providing high quality […]

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Prescription Drugs and Addiction

Published on December 22nd, 2015

Perception And Prejudice Aspirin is a drug that many of us take on a regular basis; either as a temporary pain reliever or as part of a heart protection regimen. Taking it rarely causes any bodily harm and we are certainly not addicted. However, what about the stronger, more mind altering pain relief drugs that […]

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Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders in Children

Published on November 17th, 2015

During adolescence, children and young people are faced with on-going and quite dramatic changes. These changes impact the child’s physical and emotional well being as well as their relationships with other people. Unfortunately, for some youngsters the stress that tends to go along with these changes exceeds their ability to cope. Depending on their peers […]

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Considering Therapy For Your Child

Published on October 16th, 2015

Your child is changing every day. From their first steps to their first day at school, it’s all been relatively blissful. Once they become older, however, there will be ups and downs. For parents who are dealing with the mounting problems that mental illness or substance abuse can impose on their child and family, those […]

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