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Military Family Appreciation Month

By: Rachel DeGrane November is Military Family Appreciation Month. This is a time to take a moment and recognize those who have a member of their family in the service. We may not see it, but just like their family member, the family is serving too.             Each...

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What is ADHD?!

By: Rachel DeGrane Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the more well-known mental disorders. A person with ADHD has a brain that developed a little differently that the normal brain. The area of the brain that is most affected by ADHD is the...

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Domestic Violence Awareness

By: Amelia Lin Domestic violence does not discriminate. In the US alone, more than 10 million men and women are victims to this harm. However, what these statistics hide is the full impact that domestic violence has on an individual or on a family. In these...

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National Bullying Prevention Month

By: Carley George What is bullying? **Bullying is UNWANTED, AGGRESSIVE behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.** Why is National Bullying Prevention Month important? Students feel safer… That means parents worry less and teachers can focus on their...

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National ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD - What is it?! Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, often abbreviated ADHD, is a medical condition caused by differences in the brain’s development and activity. ADHD impacts one’s ability to sit still, engage in self-control, and/or pay attention. According...

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Becoming a Lifesaver

Have our last few posts made an impact on you, personally or professionally? Do you wish you could get involved in the Suicide Prevention Revolution?! Well, you're in luck! There are many ways to "Become a Lifesaver;" the term coined by the American Foundation for...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

By: Rachel DeGrane World Suicide Prevention Day happens every year on September 10th. The main purpose of this day is to raise awareness in communities about how suicide can be prevented. Each year suicide is responsible for over 800,000 deaths worldwide; if you break...

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