Teen/Young Adult

If you knew then what you know now; when parents face their adult child’s addiction and the actions taken before it was too late

Wake up parents you may be missing the signs of substance abuse Raising children is full of both joy and challenges. They do not come with an easy-to-read manual.  As parents, we love and cherish our innocent babies and watch them change and come into their own as they grow.  They are also products of […]

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Understanding suicide, the warning signs, and how to create a safety plan to help yourself or support others

Is it you who suffers from suicidal thoughts and feelings, or is it someone you know who does? If you’ve never suffered from suicidal thoughts, you may find it difficult to understand. Know this, suicidal thoughts or ideations can’t be willed, bargained, or pleaded away, and they are not used to manipulate or get attention.

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Love addiction: Sometimes called Pathological Love — is There Such a Thing?

Love addiction is sometimes called ‘pathological love’. When healthy feelings of attachment and affection become obsessive and uncontrollable, they become pathological. How does this happen?  Why are some people driven to an insatiable need for love? Although currently undefined, there is a consensus that love addiction, is a behavioral addiction. It is described as a

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