Is teen suicide going up? In 2011 a reported 4822 preventable deaths occurred by youth between the ages of 15 -24. Many ask why and reasonably so, human nature began answers? These are are the future, the hope of many and when one is lost, it is earth-shattering to everyone and even those that did not know the precious child personally. … [Read more...]
Do Roller Coasters and Post Traumatic Stress Have Similarities?
National Roller Coaster Day brought to mind a few facts about the engineering wonders that attract so many and post traumatic stress. Have you gotten into the seat of one of these engineering wonders with jitters, apprehension or doubt about the journey about to be embarked? I know I have! Post traumatic stress has many ups and downs that leave … [Read more...]
How Do We Cope After Tragedy?
During a traumatic event, your body taps into its survival instincts, and each of the five senses kicks into a hyper mode of intake. There is nothing you can do about how an event unfolds, and that loss of control is the worst part of a traumatic response. Good news, though; control can be regained by allowing yourself to create a "new normal." It … [Read more...]
What to Know Concerning Kids and Crisis
This article will provide you with insight, managing techniques, and answers about why it is important to advocate for the wellness of youth in your immediate sphere of influence. Whether you are a parent or primary caregiver, these are common question asked. By talking to your child and being an active listener, you will have the opportunity to … [Read more...]
Ford A Family In Crisis _ Part 2
4 Phases Of Transition The natural flow of moving ahead includes a few phases. Knowing the process in advance can help the journey be productive and set the course of re-establishing a “new normal.” Survival is natural. I suggest a coach to help with objectivity. Diving this stage you will be approached by every recruiter around you tao has … [Read more...]