Articles tagged with: Depression

18January

Addressing Bullying Head On

Addressing Bullying Head On


For parents, it is one of the greatest nightmares: someone harming their child, physically or emotionally. Imagine the nightmare the child endures.

Kayla*, 13 years old, was teased repeatedly for her appearance. Her peers and even adults ignored or dismissed the open harassment. She became withdrawn at home and started to talk about how her family would be better off without her. But she didn’t want to be identified to school authorities for fear of further retaliation.

Written by Sheri Panovka, Posted in Child & Adolescent Services

08December

15 Things I've Learned About the Great Recession

15 Things I've Learned About the Great Recession

For the past two years I have facilitated a Job Seekers Support Group and heard amazing stories of what people have encountered and endured in these trying economic times. I am truly touched by what these different people have taught me and I have compiled their lessons in the list below.

Written by Betsy Frasier, Posted in Career Services, Counseling Services

12October

Mental Illness Doesn’t Discriminate, So Why Do We?

Mental Illness Doesn’t Discriminate, So Why Do We?

Throughout October, we are acknowledging Mental Illnesses Awareness, which is dedicated to  helping remove the extreme stigma that surrounds it. The days of ushering the mentally ill off to institutions more closely resembling prisons than hospitals are over. Today, we all know a neighbor, a friend, a veteran or a grandmother who struggles with his or her mental health.

 

Written by Nikki Bagli, Posted in Counseling Services

09September

Making Meaning and Finding Solace: Remembering 9-11

Making Meaning and Finding Solace: Remembering 9-11

As we approach the tenth anniversary of the most destructive act of terrorism to take place on American soil, it will be natural for most Americans to recall where they were on September 11, 2001.  Undeniably, 9-11 is a new generation’s somber equivalent to the John F. Kennedy assassination, the events of which are indelibly etched in the memories of those who experienced it.

Written by Betsy Frasier, Posted in Counseling Services