Counseling, Coaching, Psychology, Therapy

Your Body on Anxiety [INFOGRAPHIC]

Leave a comment »

What to do in a mental health crisis


Parents, peers or guardians need to know what to do when a situation gets out of control and a teen poses a danger to him/herself, or others. To move a child or teen past a crisis to a safer state and safer place you may need to call for outside help. If you need help to calm an adolescent, prevent violence, suicide, destructive behavior, a runaway situation, or criminal behavior, it is advisable to call a crisis line (such as Netcare 614-276-2273), or law enforcement for intervention. Be specific. “Don’t be afraid to make the call and take the situation seriously,’ advises Rosetta Cowan, Director of Nursing at Pomegranate Health Systems. Cowan’s experience includes many years of psychiatric nursing at Netcare Corporation and Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry. “Take threats of suicide or harm against others very seriously and don’t try to ‘cover’ for a suicidal friend or family member.”


View original post 616 more words

Leave a comment »

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Sparky's Policy Pub

wishes to share with our patrons

View original post

Leave a comment »

No Excuses: 10 Things Good Men Will Never Do

James Michael Sama

I find lately that any time I write an article outlining certain traits of men or how we “should” or “shouldn’t” act in a relationship (I have to be careful with those words because people often accuse me of telling everyone how to act…) that I get plenty of backlash from those who disagree with what I am saying because men do not realistically act in these ways.


First thing is first – Good men do act in these ways. If you are going to put an asterisk on behavior that is to be expected from well-adjusted, emotionally stable, good men, then that is not the type of person you are dating.

Here are a few things that should make you strap on a jet pack and full throttle it in the other direction.


A good man will never pick apart your looks.

“Oh, if only your hair was a…

View original post 1,015 more words

Leave a comment »

Don’t Step On Your Own Worth

Positive Outlooks

If you persistently seek validation from others, you will inadvertently invalidate your own self-worth.Dodinsky

invalidatebottom happiness widget

View original post

Leave a comment »