Posts Categorized: Behavioral Health

Encouraging Self-Esteem in Loved Ones

Self-esteem plays a big part in your loved one’s recovery. After all, high self-esteem will help your loved one to: Act independently and responsibly Take pride in his/her accomplishments Attempt new tasks and challenges Better handle positive and negative emotions And more… Conversely, low self-esteem can prevent your loved one from working toward personal recovery… Read more »

Could Your Child Have Failure to Launch Syndrome?

Failure to launch syndrome, the term used to describe a young person’s inability to leave home and begin an independent lifestyle, is a growing epidemic. In general, young adults with failure to launch will have trouble following through with opportunities and display an overall lack of goal setting. And, after failing to navigate college, they… Read more »

Increasing PTSD Awareness

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. (Psalm 32:8) Every June is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, the perfect time to encourage people to get a better understanding of the condition, including the risk factors. By doing so, the hope is… Read more »