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September 9, 2022

Do you know what your children and teens are learning about suicide from media and entertainment?

by Jennie Risley

Do you know what your children and teens are learning about suicide from media and entertainment? It may be more impactful than you realize. Please be aware that the following information discusses topics of suicide and self-harm. If you or anyone you know is struggling and may need help, call the suicide and crisis hotline […]

August 26, 2022

Encouraging Self-Care for Teachers May be More Condescending than it is Helpful

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

Encouraging Self-Care for Teachers May be More Condescending than it is Helpful I quite literally grew up in schools. My dad was an educator and the sole breadwinner for our family. My earliest memories of his work include riding in his driver’s education vehicle, visiting him at his baseball practices, and meeting some of his […]

August 12, 2022

Surviving the “End-of-Summer Scaries”

by Allison Hurst, MS, NCC, LPC

The end of July is an all-around emotional battleground. Let’s be honest—no one in the vicinity of school-aged children feels fully back to baseline until almost October. Many parents eagerly await a semblance of routine to re-enter their homes with the start of school. They are in survival mode. Things like popsicles for breakfast and […]