Cultivate…COMMUNICATION in your Family about Mental Illness

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Family page has lots of resources for families coping with both mental illness or substance use disorders including two talk guides with tips on communicating and supporting family members. Resources for Families Coping with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: https://www.samhsa.gov/families

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Cultivate… COMMUNICATION by Asking Someone If They Are Thinking About Suicide

As we continue going though the 5 steps for helping someone struggling with suicidal ideation during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we will be discussing how to ask someone if they are they are thinking about suicide. And just as a friendly reminder, the #BeThe1To campaign has adjusted their steps this year to help us…

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Cultivate…COPING by Being There for for Friends Struggling with Suicidal Ideation

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, so we are highlighting the 5 Steps for helping someone struggling with suicidal ideation. These 5 steps make up National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s #BeThe1To campaign. Today we’ll discuss how to help someone cope by “being there”. This year the organization has added a special emphasis on how to be…

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Cultivate… COPING With The Noodle Caboodle!

Has your child ever said to you that they feel like their muscles feel tight or their body is stiff whenever they are feeling stressed and anxious? Try the Noodle Caboodle! The Noodle Caboodle is a child-friendly progressive muscle relaxation technique that helps relax the physical tightness of your muscles whenever you feel tense and…

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