Did you ever notice that when things are going smoothly in your life, when you’re comfortable, you tend to go with the flow and time seems to fly by?

 

And when bad things happen, when adversity rears its ugly head, everything seems to move in slow motion. You’re thinkin...

What would you be like if you were the “ideal you?” How would you speak to your family and friends? Would you smile and say “hello” to strangers? How would you respond when you made a mistake? What would enable you to feel happy? What kind of work would you do?

 

Remembe...

It’s very common for people to ask when it’s necessary to turn to a mental health professional for help. Following are four basic indicators that will help you to know if you’ve experienced more stress than you can handle yourself, or with the help of your friends and...

Violence continues to impact our educational institutions and, in a sense, we should consider all members of the university family “at-risk.” The following practical information will assist university personnel in identifying individuals who are at greater risk for eng...

The following will facilitate an effective crisis response during and in the aftermath of a university-based crisis. This list will require modification to address the nature of the crisis situation and should not take the place of competent professional services. By r...

1. Stop texting and start talking. Share your thoughts and feelings with your family and friends, face to face.

 

2. Clean up and organize your work space. Prepare a comfortable place at home to study.

 

3. Recognize that itʼs normal to feel anxious about returning to scho...

Suicide is now the leading cause of injury deaths. In fact, more Americans commit suicide than die in car crashes. Since suicides are frequently unreported, the numbers are believed to be even higher than data indicates. According to a new report published in the Ameri...

Suicide is now the leading cause of injury deaths. In fact, more Americans commit suicide than die in car crashes. Since suicides are frequently unreported, the numbers are believed to be even higher than data indicates. According to a new report published in the Ameri...

During a crisis, the primary objective is the stabilization of illness and injury and, ultimately, the preservation of life. While physical and safety needs are routinely addressed, many caregivers feel ill-prepared to address emergent psychological needs. Acute Trauma...

1. Become aware of how infertility is affecting you (your feelings, thoughts, actions and your physical and spiritual reactions).

 

2. Know that you are experiencing normal responses to an abnormal circumstance. You are not "losing it” or "going crazy." It's okay not to...

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