Supportive Information For Parents Of Terminally Ill Children


For a parent to watch their child dwindle away because of cancer, remaining strong and emotionally able to provide everything that child needs can be a huge challenge. If you are caring for a terminally ill child, you may have times that leave you exhausted and overwhelmed. You may also have times when you feel like you just can't do it anymore and you may feel alone. Learn more about you can get the kind the emotional support you need for one of the hardest challenges any parent could ever face.

22 July 2016

4 Powerful Ways To Support A Spouse In Recovery


Substance abuse problems can wreak havoc on the life of an addict, and it also is typically extremely detrimental to their relationships. If your spouse has suffered with addiction, you are likely overjoyed when they are ready to commit to their own recovery. However, that doesn't mean that things will be smooth sailing from then on. According to the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, the effects of an addiction can be long-reaching, but counseling and addiction treatment can help both the recovering addicts and their spouse.

27 May 2016

Common Types Of Teenage Mental And Emotional Health Conditions


It is not uncommon for teenagers to be moody at times. This is often due to the natural change in their hormones that can leave them smiling at one minute and crying at another. However, severe moodiness may be a sign that something more serious is going on. For many reasons, teenagers suffer from mental and emotional problems that may not have been as evident during their childhood. These are some common mental and emotional health conditions that teenagers commonly suffer from.

4 April 2016

Complementary Treatments For Your Depression


When you suffer from clinical depression, you often feel stuck in your current situation and state of mind. This is one of the common symptoms of depression and can carry over into your feelings about your treatment program. While cognitive therapy and prescription medications are the primary conventional treatments for your clinical depression, you may be interested in additional treatment options that can complement your conventional treatments. After all, depression has many different symptoms and the more holistic or comprehensive your treatments are, the more quickly and successfully you will be able to overcome your depression.

4 February 2016

What's Faded And Who's Molly? Drug Lingo Every Parent Should Know


You may think that if your child was using drugs, you would easily catch on and stop the problem before it starts. However, teens are quite innovative, creative, and illusive when it comes to getting by with things that they know you won't like, and they could easily be talking about drugs with their friends without you knowing a thing. If you want to keep close tabs on your teenager, it is a good idea as a parent to get to know some of the language that is used when describing certain drugs so you can better understand just what your children are talking about.

21 December 2015

3 Benefits Kids Experience By Attending Family Counseling During A Major Family Problem


All families go through problems, but there are times when families are faced with a major issue that could have negative effects on the children involved. While major family issues do not always cause problems for the children involved, they can in some cases. If your family is suffering because your spouse is struggling with an addiction, you may want to minimize the damage and effects on your children. Here are three benefits your kids might experience if you seek help for this issue by visiting a family counselor.

11 November 2015

What Every Parent Should Know About Shoulder Dislocation


When the upper end of the bone in your arm gets knocked out of the socket that sits at your shoulder, it's referred to as a dislocated shoulder. If you have a child who is particularly active, he or she may be at risk of or eventually suffer a dislocated shoulder. Here are some things that you need to know about dislocated shoulders to help your child heal. What Causes a Shoulder Dislocation?

29 September 2015

Never Never: What Not To Do When Going Through A Hard Time


The hardest part of life is staying happy and positive during a difficult time. Bad things happen to everyone. When they happen to you, you can tend to feel like your life is over. If you need some guidance to help you get through difficult times, here are things you should never do during a hard time in your life. Never play the victim It's easy to wallow in self-pity as the victim in your difficult time.

9 September 2015

How To Recover From Being Scammed By A Lover


In the early days of your romance, being with him or her was such a heady rush, you didn't stop to ask too many questions or listen to the little niggling voice in your head. Now that the truth is out, you are embarrassed, ashamed, broke, and wonder if you can ever trust anyone again. Here are six ways to begin to recover (and move on if you need to). 1. Seek couples counseling if there is a possibility the situation could be rectified.

30 July 2015

Tips When Starting Marriage Counseling


If things with your marriage haven't been perfect and you're having a hard time settling the issues, marriage counseling may be a great thing to try before you throw in the towel. A lot of people are able to find counseling beneficial, and it's a great gateway for communication. The counselor is a professional that can listen to both sides of the story, they can help you see each person's point of view, and they can give you great insight.

29 April 2015