10 Posts Tagged "Stigma"
Avoiding the subject of suicide — and failing to create a safe space where your child can grieve — can actually create more harm. To end teen suicide, adults must step up, be brave, and have hard conversations.Read More
Your child is no longer actively suicidal and has been discharged from their inpatient stay. There are several things you can do to help your child's recovery continue after the initial crisis has subsided.Read More
With the recent heart-wrenching images of migrant children in the news, there is an increased awareness of the unique mental health needs of migrant and refugee children.…Read More
When children are sick with physical illnesses like cancer, the entire community rallies around the family. Friends bring casseroles, offer to watch the child’s siblings…Read More
One of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn in parenting a child with mental illness is that it’s okay to doubt myself—and even more importantly, it’s also okay to trust myself too.Read More
I knew from an early age that my son was not defined by his behaviors, but building self-worth and confidence in a child who experiences mental health challenges is a difficult task.Read More
Parental intuition is a powerful force; one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Imagine if you instinctively knew something was wrong with your child, but everywhere you…Read More