March 27, 2015
Connecting With Your Outer Child
As Harry Potter novelist J.K. Rowlings wrote, “Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.”
March 18, 2015
Struggling with Body Image
Many adolescents and adults are dissatisfied with their appearance. It is generally thought of as a concern for females, but males also struggle with societal pressures to be thin, youthful and attractive.
February 11, 2015
LGBT Youth at Higher Risk for Suicide
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and those who question their sexual identity are up to four times more likely to attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers, according to the Massachusetts 2006 Youth Risk Survey.
January 28, 2015
SAD May Be Making You Sad
Like many people who live far from the equator, you may find yourself eating more, sleeping more, and feeling grouchy during the dark days of winter. These reactions are not unusual for most of us, but some may experience an even more debilitating condition each year known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
October 22, 2014
Combat Heroin: Know Where to Find Help
Heroin addiction can happen to anyone. Be knowledgeable and prepared to help your loved ones avoid this serious and growing problem.
October 20, 2014
The start of a new school year is often cause for great excitement and eager anticipation for students and parents alike. But if your child ends up being the victim of bullying at school, that excitement can quickly give way to anxiety, depression, changes in sleep and dietary patterns, health issues, absenteeism, and a decline…