"Don't Talk About My Child That Way!"

The old adage “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” is simply not true. Words are powerful. Use the right ones and you can make a great…
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Mental Illness and The Movies

If you’re asked to name a movie character with a mental illness, what example pops into your mind?Whoever you pick, chances are the character isn’t portrayed in…
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Yes Waiver: Next Steps.

Our previous post introduced you to the Yes Waiver, the State sponsored program for children and adolescents…
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Be YES Aware: Help when things look desperate.

When a child or teen has a mental disorder, it doesn’t just affect the diagnosed, but all members of the family, and all aspects of family life. And if the mental health…
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Are School Counselors Outnumbered?

.When people bring up the subject of public schools, the most often discussed topics revolve around academic standardization, teacher accountability and…
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The light at the end of the tunnel

Over the last few months, we’ve brought to light the lack of emergency psychiatric care options for children in Bexar County. (Please see
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Stop the stigma

People living with mental illness often say the stigma and discrimination associated with their illness can be worse than the mental illness itself.So what…
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