A Kid’s Guide to Surviving Sleepovers

We all know that most kids love a good sleepover or slumber party. But what we don’t always remember is that they can be stressful too. I have heard kids complain that... Read more »

Hunger and Your Child – What’s a Parent to Do?

A recent blog post from a pediatrician, which was also mentioned on the New York Times’ “Motherlode” blog, addressed the question “What do I do if my chubby kids say they are... Read more »

Honoring TV shows, movies that help mental health

Most people are not attending conferences, reading journals, or consulting with psychologists regularly for news and information about mental health. Where do we mostly often see and hear of mental health? TV... Read more »

Managing the stress of chronic illness

Emotional pain, fear, and sadness are common in people dealing with a chronic illness. In fact, one of the reactions to being diagnosed with a chronic illness is an intense wish to... Read more »

5 Reasons You Should Choose Psychotherapy

Depression and anxiety are common, affecting millions of adults in our country. And many people who need professional treatment don’t get it. But for those who do seek help, the first course... Read more »

Mental Health Month Blog Party – May 16, 2012

Thanks for the great turnout this year. You can find this year’s participating blogs on our 2012 Mental Health Month Blog Party links round-up. Mental health affects everyone and everything we do.... Read more »

Why Your Stress Problem is Everyone’s Problem

APA released its annual Stress in America survey yesterday, and we have again found that our nation is under pressure. Yes, average stress levels have declined somewhat from their max in 2007... Read more »

Holiday Family Gatherings Trigger Old Sibling Rivalry

Although everyone’s older, and your former bedroom may now be used for other purposes, some things are the same — that creak on the fourth step; the old photos on the mantel;... Read more »

What Really Happens When You Call 911?

While not popular to talk about, suicide is a sad reality in our society. The Centers for Disease Control estimated that more than 32,000 Americans died as a result of suicide in... Read more »

Mental Health Month Blog Party – May 18

Mental health affects everyone and everything we do. Yet, mental health is a topic many don’t feel comfortable discussing. Join us on May 18, 2011, to spead the importance of good mental... Read more »

Mental Health Blog Day Round Up

Here’s a selection of some great stories from bloggers and writers who are dedicating a post for our mental health blog day party. Thank you to everyone who is helping us increase... Read more »

10 Tips for Managing Family Stress at Holidays

Holiday cheer…or is it holiday fear? While many of us are eagerly awaiting the arrival of family to help celebrate the holiday season, many are dreading the same event. I have heard... Read more »