Attention on ADHD

October is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Awareness Month.  Their 2016 slogan is “Knowing is Better.”  To quote the awareness website “It’s better for parents to know that ADHD might be part of the picture so they can seek out the help their children need; it’s better for young adults to know about their ADHD so they might arrange for…

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Making Your Mental Health a Priority

Mental Health is the state of your psychological well being. While the goal is for this to be a positive state without the presence of any mental disorders, it is unfortunately not always possible. One of the leading contributors to that fact is that we often ignore is our mental well being. Mental health or…

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Bullying and Children

There are many different forms of bullying that can occur. These include physical, verbal, sexual, cyber (email, text, websites, chat rooms, etc.), interpersonal (rumors, refusing to talk to someone, excluding from social group, etc.), and property damage/theft. Bullying frequently happens in schools, and is suggested to be the most common form of violence in our…

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Tips For Better Sleep

Getting enough quality sleep is one of the most important factors in maintaining a mentally and physically healthy life. Unfortunately that is much easier said than done in most of our daily lives. Some people may struggle with this due to a busy life style, and others may because of an underlying condition such as…

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