As these two articles highlight, both racial and LGBTQ discrimination have far-reaching negative consequences, including mental illness, but there are very concrete ways to increase acceptance of others and improve the treatment of fellow members of our society.
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The behavioral hallmark of a toddler’s development is the wish and ability to meet his or her own needs. At times, a toddler is capable of this, but there are still many things that toddlers wish to do, yet cannot, which brings frustration and anger.
Children are faced with decisions and learning opportunities every day during every stage of life. One of the best things we can do is to nurture these opportunities and encourage them to solve problems on their own.
From Our Archives—Kicking the Habit for Good: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Smoking Cessation by Dr. Christopher Harte
Many smokers find it incredibly difficult to kick the habit and often feel discouraged and pessimistic about ever being able to quit for good. The good news is that there are treatments that can greatly enhance your chances of successfully quitting.
Having a family member with an opioid addiction is difficult for both the affected individual and their family. This article from FiveThirtyEight dives into some treatment themes and offers effective ways to help loved ones.
Humans and animals have shared a special bond throughout history. There are three categories of animals that relate to health and wellness: Service Dogs, Emotional Support Animals, and Therapy Animals.
Many pre-teens and teens struggle with body image, weight, and/or appearance. These concerns may eventually develop into distorted eating patterns, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Implementing family meal time is one way to model healthy eating habits for youth.