Approaching Retirement Age? Steps To Take For Your Mental Health And Well-Being

When you are approaching your retirement, you may find yourself wondering what is to come next. Retirement marks a major change and transition in the lives of not only the retiree but their family and friends as well. Sometimes, times of transition and change can be difficult for people. Many people struggle with the retirement process and with what to do next. Get to know some of the ways that you can help care for your mental health and well-being while you transition into retirement.   Read More...

What A Parent Should Know About ADHD

A proper education is one of the most important things that parents focus on for their children. Sometimes parents spend the money to send their children to private school with the intent of a more thorough education being achieved. However, no matter which type of school a child attends, it is up to him or her to focus and make sure that the knowledge is taken in. If your child can't seem to stay focused in school even when disciplinary actions are taken, he or she can possibly have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).   Read More...

Tips For Successful Haircuts For Children With Autism

Haircuts can be challenging for children on the autism spectrum. The combination of sitting still in a strange environment, along with the different sights, sounds, and feelings, can lead to stress or a meltdown. Fortunately, you can work with your child to help them overcome any fears or difficulties so that a haircut isn't a stressful event. Tip #1: Practice at home One of the key exercises to help your child be more comfortable at the salon is to begin by play acting a visit regularly at home.   Read More...

Couples Therapy: Is It Time To Throw In The Towel?

As much as one would like to think otherwise, even though couples therapy can turn the tides in many failing relationships, all relationships cannot always be fixed through couples therapy. In fact, in some cases, couples therapy can actually help you discover that you are in an unhealthy relationship and that it is time to go your separate ways. If you are having problems in your relationship, whether you are married or not, couples therapy is a must.   Read More...

Determining When An Involuntary Commitment Is Warranted

If you are the caregiver of a mentally ill loved one, then you are likely aware that a serious mental health-related crisis could occur at any time. Mental health crises can certainly be very stressful, and knowing the proper way to handle such a situation can be daunting. Of course in certain situations, having your loved one involuntarily committed is an option, but the entire process can be confusing. Here are some tips for determining when this legal process may be warranted:   Read More...