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… SAFETY During The 2020 National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and this month, we are raising awareness of suicide prevention by sharing information and resources from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s #BeThe1To campaign. If you have been following us since the beginning of our cultivate journey, you may be familiar with the campaign already. Throughout the month, we will…

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Cultivate…SAFETY around Difference

Harville and Helen are co-creators of the Imago Therapy for relationships. Harville has been featured on Oprah many times since the 1980s. They say that the number one thing that makes relationships difficult is difference and the way we react to and feel threatened by difference. This, of course, isn’t just true for romantic couples,…

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Cultivate…KNOWLEDGE of the Four Core Priorities of Trauma-Informed Distance Learning

Whether your child was already dealing with the effects of trauma long before the pandemic, your child is experiencing trauma related to sheltering at home, of you’re just concerned about what may come up this school year, it is helpful to understand the key principles of providing a trauma-informed environment: Predictability, Flexibility, Connection, and Empowerment.…

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