Suicide is a tricky topic to navigate and it can be uncomfortable to discuss it with others but studies have shown that acknowledging suicidal thoughts and discussing them can significantly reduce those feelings and actions. Using the five steps outlined here, the hope is that a small conversation or effort could make a big difference for someone who may be struggling with suicidal considerations.
Mass shootings and gun violence have become all too common in our society and unfortunately some of that activity has breached the walls of our schools. Here is a quick guide on how to lead a productive and encouraging conversation with children as they head back to school this year.
It is likely that at some point you have known someone with ADHD. It is also likely that you have heard the term ADD used in tandem with ADHD. These diagnoses are quite commonly discussed and are often aligned together in conversation. So, what is the difference between the two? Many people are not sure, so here is a little information on the terms and how they differ from one another.
All too often we see individuals putting their growth and healing second to other things in life, and during summertime that behavior is even more common. It is easy to become distracted by day to day activities, but when you aren’t taking the time and energy to focus on your healing it can significantly slow or harm your progress. In order to continue getting the most out of your therapy, here are some ways that you can be your best advocate throughout this process.
There are many disorders that affect different areas of mental health and there is no finite treatment or prevention plan to cover all of them equally. However, you can take steps to improve the health and resiliency of your brain. Here is an overarching strategy for how you can create a healthier mind.
One of the leading reasons that people are unable to adapt to change is lack of resources, so we hope that you will continue to use Cornerstone as a resource throughout your many life ventures. Give us a call today if we can help with your journey towards successful life changes.
There is one week left to sign up for Cornerstone Counseling's new Grief Group. In light of this new course, we wanted to focus this month's blog on why seeking therapy for grief is beneficial and useful.
It is true that New Year’s Resolutions can be a productive practice, but we ask that you work to elongate the potential of successes. Beat the seasonal goal-setting trend and create true consistent plans that become more of a behavior shift than a fleeting fix.
Bullying is taking a significant toll on the lives of children and young adults. Cornerstone shares the four most common forms of bullying and some suggestions on how to prevent further occurrences of this behavior.