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Do You Know the D.A.N.G.E.R. Signs of Suicide?

Do You Know the D.A.N.G.E.R. Signs of Suicide?
By Bob Vandepol, MSW Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, killing 117 people every day. For each death, another 25 people attempt suicide. We are hearing about suicide in the news and in our...

Teen Angst or Teen Depression?

Teen Angst or Teen Depression?

Parents of teens often find themselves living with a surly, reclusive adolescent who is difficult to connect with. Teens face a host of changes impacting their physical body, their understanding of themselves, and their interactions with the world around them….

Depression at College is Very Common: How You Can Help

Depression at College is Very Common: How You Can Help
College can be an exciting time, however it does come with significant and abrupt changes to daily life and routine. Some students settle in just fine after an initial adjustment period, while others may struggle with acclimating to their new...

13 Tips for Battling the Back-to-School Blues

13 Tips for Battling the Back-to-School Blues
It's that time of year again! August is here, and that means the back-to-school sales start crowding our favorite stores, reminding us that the school year is quickly approaching. Going back to school can often be a challenging time for our...

Managing Back-to-School Anxiety

Managing Back-to-School Anxiety
  August brings with it so many inevitabilities… going to school for the first time, going back to school, going to new schools, sending kids to college, becoming empty nesters, preparing for winter, etc. August and change seem inextricably linked just...