Mental Health & Self Care

Why Your Family’s Mental Health History Matters

A local expert explains why it's important to be aware and open about the mental illness in your family.

The Importance of Family Therapy

What is family therapy? When does it help? A leading local therapist weighs in.

The Best School Support for Kids with Mental Illness

A local expert shares advice on the IEP process, common misunderstandings and tips for making sure your child is properly supported.

Family Therapy Session Ideas: Making the Most of Family Therapy

Think your family might need therapy to sort out your differences? A local expert explains how to find the right doctor and how therapy can help.

Parenting a Child with Tourette’s Syndrome

Learn about this misunderstood syndrome and how to get help for a child who is struggling.

How Safe Are Antidepressants During Pregnancy?

A local expert weighs in on which medications are safe and why it's so important to talk with your doctor.

9 Tips on How to Make Your Marriage Stronger

Here are some ways to improve the quality of your relationship with your spouse – and make yourselves (and the family) happier as a result.

Navigating the Mental Health System

How to keep insurance problems, stigma and other barriers from interfering with your child's mental health care.

When Does Hospitalization Help?

For kids with serious mental illness, hospitalization is at times needed. Find out why and what to expect if your child is admitted for inpatient treatment.

Coping With More Than One Mental Illness

Find out how common it is for mental health disorders to overlap – and what to do when your child has multiple diagnoses.

Kids and Therapy: How It Works and Why It Helps

What should you expect when your child starts seeing a therapist? A local expert shares information and advice for parents.

Keeping Stress in Check During the Holidays

Things can get hectic this time of year. A local expert offers tips for keeping it chill this season – and beyond.
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