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when it comes to mental health, lead by example

Posted by Mike Hannan on Sep 27, 2017 10:57:58 AM

The internet’s positive response to a Michigan-based web developer’s email to her team letting them know she was taking two days off to tend to her mental health was refreshing, surprising and sad. Refreshing because of the woman’s honesty and her CEO’s support, surprising because it went viral so quickly, and sad because the response reflected just how infrequent open and supportive conversation about mental health occurs. 

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Topics: Anxiety, Parenting

Helping Your Child Cope with a Military Deployment

Posted by Mike Hannan on May 23, 2017 8:11:21 AM

In military families, deployment is a fact of life. Since 2001, more than 2 million children in the U.S. have had a parent deployed at least once. Close to half of those have experienced deployments of one or even both parents multiple times.[i]

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Topics: Anxiety

How to Help an Anxious Child

Posted by Michele Brown on May 22, 2017 1:52:51 PM

As parents, we naturally want our kids to live full, happy and successful lives. Yet all children struggle with anxiety at some point. When it hits your child, it can be hard to know when and how to step in.

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Topics: Anxiety