Construction Workers at Higher Risk for Suicide

Construction Workers at Higher Risk for Suicide

Construction Workers at Higher Risk for Suicide

Construction workers are statistically at a higher risk for mental health issues than virtually every other profession. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one third of all suicides in 2012 were workers in the construction and…

No One is Just Good or Just Bad

No One is Just Good or Just Bad

As humans we have a tendency to think in terms of people being good or bad. The truth is we have a mix in of both in all of us all the time.

Sasha Wolff: Still I Run

Sasha Wolff: Still I Run
I was first diagnosed with depression and anxiety during my freshman year of college. The only thing I did at that time was start taking an anti-depressant. I didn’t want to deal with the depression. Almost 10 years later, my...

How Psychologists Help With Insomnia

How Psychologists Help With Insomnia

How many times did you hit the snooze button this morning? We all crave sleep, but too many nights we fall short of the seven or eight hours we need to thrive. An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans suffer…

Tips for Forming Healthier Sleep Habits

Tips for Forming Healthier Sleep Habits
Sleep Deprivation Can Be Life Threatening Over Time. Statistics say most Americans are chronically sleep deprived. This affects us subtly, over time—the effects build until they are life threatening. The National Sleep Foundation says the average adult needs 8.25 hours...

Special Parents Confidential: What is the Nurtured Heart Approach to Parenting?

Special Parents Confidential: What is the Nurtured Heart Approach to Parenting?
The following is from Special Parents Confidential: Nurtured Heart Approach, a podcast interview with William Rowell, PhD, a psychologist at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. For many kids with special needs the ability to concentrate, even to sit still...

10 Sleep Tips for New & Expectant Parents

10 Sleep Tips for New & Expectant Parents
Most parents are unprepared for the reality of how much sleep changes after having a baby. The more you talk about it and have realistic expectations, the better off you will be. Taking care of a newborn takes its toll on...