Immediate Intervention for a Loved One who is a Cutter

Need Immediate Assistance Now!!!  Call 800-448-3000   If you suspect your teen is deliberately cutting these steps will help you to initiate a discussion about self-harm, and support her in getting the professional help she needs Here’s how to help: 1. Talk to your teen about cutting, or other self-harm behaviors you are seeing, orContinue reading “Immediate Intervention for a Loved One who is a Cutter”

Accepting Who You Are!!!

Some of us make people laugh, some are good at math, others cook fantastic meals. Some of us share our lifestyle with the people who live close to us, others live very differently. We’re all different. It’s much healthier to accept that you’re unique than to wish you were more like someone else. Feeling goodContinue reading “Accepting Who You Are!!!”

Bypolar Depression

In the past, bipolar depression was lumped in with regular depression. But a growing body of research suggests that there are significant differences between the two, especially when it comes to recommended treatments. Most people with bipolar depression are not helped by antidepressants. In fact, there is a risk that antidepressants can make bipolar disorder worse—triggeringContinue reading “Bypolar Depression”

Control Anger Before it Controls You!

We all know what anger is, and we’ve all felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rage. Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems—problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the overall qualityContinue reading “Control Anger Before it Controls You!”

Suicide: The Silent Epidemic

  As the weight of the world lays on your chest And leaves you out of breath Tossing and turning never at rest The pain of another day consumes you Not knowing what to do To live or not to live That is the question The voice in your head is saying why suffer WhyContinue reading “Suicide: The Silent Epidemic”

How to Stop Living in Fear

Can a person feel happy and sad in the same time? Even though we have a certain capacity to experience different feelings at the same time still there are certain feelings that can hardly exist together. Happiness is one of those feelings that need to be experienced alone in order for it to be feltContinue reading “How to Stop Living in Fear”

Do You Have a Mood Disorder?

What Are Mood Disorders? Four basic forms of mood disorders are major depression, cyclothymia (a mild form of bipolar disorder), SAD (seasonal affective disorder) and mania (euphoric, hyperactive, over inflated ego, unrealistic optimism.) How Common Are Mood Disorders? About 20% of the U.S. population reports at least one depressive symptom in a given month, andContinue reading “Do You Have a Mood Disorder?”

Do You Feel Hopeless?

Are there times you just feel like giving up? Do you feel like you’re being  backed into the wall but there’s nowhere to run and no reason to move? If you  catch yourself saying, “Why bother?” you may be experiencing hopelessness but  you’re not alone. Dr. Robert Leahy shares five ways to help you beatContinue reading “Do You Feel Hopeless?”

Beat Me Because You Love Me! I Don’t Understand…..

Growing up, I remember my parents when they would chastise me say; “I’m spanking you because I love you”  I could relate to that type of love, but what I don’t understand is how a man or woman can beat on their significant other and say those words.  You beat me because you love me! Continue reading “Beat Me Because You Love Me! I Don’t Understand…..”