Day Program Updates & Outings

Week of August 26th, 2019 This was the last week of our summer schedule and we covered the first week of distress tolerance, STOP, distract with ACCEPTS, self soothe and IMPROVE. The group had ice cream sundaes (thanks to Kimberly Young), made puffy slime, created...
What to Know About LGBTQ+ Mental Health

What to Know About LGBTQ+ Mental Health

For many of those in the LGBTQ+ community, mental health is a significant issue. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans adults are more than twice as likely to experience mental health conditions as...
How Plants Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

How Plants Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

When you look out the window at a tree or hold a fragrant bouquet in your hands, how does it make you feel? Do you feel peaceful or filled with joy? If so, you might agree plants have the power to heal. Science proves interacting with plants, both indoors and...
The Link Between Physical and Mental Health

The Link Between Physical and Mental Health

Staying healthy is a central goal in many people’s lives, and parents want to promote good health for their children in any way they can. Health advice is everywhere, but much of it focuses only on the body. As researchers continue to investigate what influences...
How to Work Through College Application Anxiety

How to Work Through College Application Anxiety

Do you have a child who excessively worries about the college application process, so much to the point where they lose sleep or experience headaches? Applying to college can be a stressful experience for teens, especially when they must balance homework and...
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