COVID-19 Coronavirus Precautions

Hillside is taking immediate actions to protect our clients and staff. Using the guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and the Georgia Department of Public Health, the Coronavirus Task Force, comprised of Hillside’s leadership staff, meets several times per...
Talking to Your Kids About Feelings

Talking to Your Kids About Feelings

Many families have experienced some sort of disruption these past few months. Having conversations about social isolation, ways to stay safe in public spaces, or global and national news can bring up feelings like confusion, stress, or uncertainty. In preparation for...
How to Talk to Kids About Racism

How to Talk to Kids About Racism

Racism is not hard-wired in humans — it’s something that’s learned. Parents and teachers need to talk to their children and teens about racism to prevent the damage and trauma it causes. Although addressing racism with kids may seem like a challenge, it...
Top Reasons Children Act Out

Top Reasons Children Act Out

Kids have rough days. Children can display less-than-perfect behaviors for a variety of reasons. Maybe they’re tired, disappointed, or frustrated. Perhaps they’ve eaten too much sugar or are exhausted from a particularly grueling day at school. But what if...

Contribution During Crisis

Fostering animals, donating to restaurant workers and cooking meals for families in need, are just some of the ways in which the public has contributed during the COVID-19 crisis. I’m sure we’ve all felt helpless at times and the act of helping not only makes us feel...

Mindfulness and Shifting Mindset

We can often fall into the trap of living in the past or the future. We dwell upon why something happened to us whilst fearing what could happen. This can lead our brain to perceive situations as threats making it difficult to regulate our emotions. Being mindful can...
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