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Dealing with Teen Depression

…anyone to talk to, or think that talking to a stranger might be easier, call a suicide helpline. You’ll be able to speak in confidence to someone who understands what…

Underage Drinking and Teen Alcohol Use

…still have a major impact on the choices your child makes, especially during their preteen and early teen years. With these guidelines, you can find the best way to talk

When a Loved One is Terminally Ill

…assurance that you will be able to carry on—perhaps to help children grow or to fulfill another shared dream—may offer enormous relief. How to talk about death Talking about death…

Helping Children with Learning Disabilities

…and question their strengths. Ask your child to list their strengths and weaknesses and talk about your own strengths and weaknesses with your child. Encourage your child to talk to…

PTSD in Military Veterans

…lot of talking. For any veteran with PTSD, it’s important to find someone who will listen without judging when you want to talk, or just hang out with you when…

Finding a Therapist Who Can Help You Heal

…your treatment progress. How therapy and counseling can help Therapy can be an effective treatment for a host of mental and emotional problems. Simply talking about your thoughts and feelings…

Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events

…to feel upset, angry, or scared. Don’t pressure your child into talking. It can be very difficult for some kids to talk about a traumatic experience. A young child may…

Late Stage and End-of-Life Care

…to talk to your loved one about hospice and palliative care, rather than curative care options: Your loved one has made multiple trips to the emergency room, their condition has…

Children and Divorce

…phone. Ask your ex to talk another time, or drop the conversation altogether. Use tact. Refrain from talking with your children about details of the other parent’s behavior. It’s the…

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

…out others for support. Find someone you can talk to about what you’re going through. This will give you a chance to work through your feelings and reach an acceptance…