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Parents of the kids I work with want to know signs of drug use – this is what I tell them:

By Dee Marsh While teen use of alcohol and drugs is nothing new, drug use and terms have changed dramatically over time. Sitting around being groovy and toking on reefers is so last century.  Today’s teens have a lot of … Continue reading

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Life lessons

By Elizabeth Wine The other evening I was waiting in line for a cashier at a store. In front of me were a mother and her young child, who was sobbing. As they approached the cashier, the child handed over … Continue reading

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Create your own summer bucket list

By Jeanine Jantz Summer is here and many of us are asking how are we going to keeps kids busy for the next couple of months. Making a bucket list of things to do during the summer is a fun way to … Continue reading

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Lifespan Integration: Taking control of your unwanted thoughts and memories

By Jeanine Jantz Have you been to therapy and continued to have the same undesired responses to situations as before therapy? Tired of talking about past events and still being plagued by unwanted thoughts and memories popping into your head? … Continue reading

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Time to Un-Plug!

By Elizabeth Wine, LSCSW Do you feel like you are developing carpal tunnel syndrome from texting? Are your eyes aching from computer strain? Congratulations, it sounds like you need to un-plug! There are many benefits to unplugging from technology, including … Continue reading

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Spring Break Sanity

By Elizabeth Wine Spring Break is quickly approaching. The kids are excited, but parents may be panicking. Oh no, a whole week with the kids at home?! It may sound like a bad reality show to some.  However, you can … Continue reading

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More on suicide

By Michelle Scheu For every person who commits suicide, there are a set of suicide loss survivors left behind.  Family, friends, acquaintances from work.  Each of these individuals is touched in some way by the choice to end one’s life.  … Continue reading

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The Many Pressures of Parenting

By Elizabeth Wine Parenting in today’s culture is no easy task.  There are a multitude of people who judge parenting styles—your neighbor, your in-laws, your best friend, clerks at the grocery store, media personalities, and the list goes on.  Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips to Ease Family Travel Tension

By Elizabeth Wine You are 200 miles away from your destination, and your loved one is getting on your last nerve. Should you: Put in earplugs and give them evil glances. Argue about everything they say or do. Get out … Continue reading

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