Month: August 2019

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How Mental Health Impacts Teen and Young Adult Development

Growing up is difficult, and growing up to be a healthy and functional adult is a challenge in itself. Several things complicate the process. The development process is similar to what happens when we build something. Think of it like constructing a house. If we have the structure of the house built, the electrical wiring […]

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You Got This: Coping with the First Few Weeks of School

Whether you’re just starting at a new school, your first year of high school, or your first year of college, it can be a scary, daunting experience. Some seem to handle it with grace and little anxiety, while the rest of us bite through our fingernails and dread the first few days or weeks of school.

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Why Adults Who Have the Savior Complex Aren’t Healthy for Kids From Trauma

We’ve all been that person before… the one who sees a sad-faced child being scolded by an angry adult and wants to swoop in to save them. We’ve made all the assumptions, leapt to all the conclusions, and planned out all the ways we’d have handled the situation if we were the ones in charge.

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