Suicide Prevention: 6 Warning Signs You Need To Know

Thanks to Part 1, we know how suicides can happen, and what factors can contribute to those feelings. Now, we’ll take a look at how those suicidal thoughts manifest through actions, and how you can catch them when they happen. 1. Previous Suicide Attempts Relief is a natural reaction when a loved one survives from an … Continue reading Suicide Prevention: 6 Warning Signs You Need To Know

Loneliness and Low Self-Esteem (Here’s How You Can Help)

“You don’t understand!” I’m sure many parents have heard this coming from their teenagers. You find yourself reflecting back to your own adolescent years as you watch your teen storm to their room, throw their backpack on the floor, and slam the bedroom door behind them. You remember the rock n’ roll music, the fluffy … Continue reading Loneliness and Low Self-Esteem (Here’s How You Can Help)

Valentine’s Day: We Found Love in an (Unexpected) Place

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and love (and cheesy Hallmark cards) are in the air! Kids are buying each other candy, flowers, and festive singing grams. It’s an exhilarating time for many. What’s not to like about being liked? Unless...you don’t feel liked. Valentine’s Day can quickly go from a fun holiday when everyone gets … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: We Found Love in an (Unexpected) Place

Winter Blues: Warning Signs of Depression

Wintertime is a season to snuggle up in blankets, drink warm cocoa, and stay cozy with family and friends in front of a warm hearth. Unfortunately, depression doesn’t follow a 9am-5pm schedule with a break for the holidays, and some of those very loved ones might be experiencing painful seasonal sadness. Depression isn’t a made-up … Continue reading Winter Blues: Warning Signs of Depression