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Tag: depression

Expert Panel Discussion on Children’s Mental Health {Resources Included}

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As promised in the video, we've included a listing of local resouces and support for kiddos and parents struggling to navigate mental health challenges.

Mom & Mental Health :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 41

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In this episode, Beth shares candidly about her 20-year journey with mental health challenges. Emily talks too about how grief triggered panic attacks in her life. It's a powerful episode, and one we think many can relate to.

Tough Topics with My Teen

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As parents, we want to think our child is immune to these types of thoughts but sometimes the best thing you can do is just let him or her know you are there to talk about it, and that it's okay to ask for help.

Takeaways from Therapy That Have Changed My Life

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Although I haven't been to therapy since my time in the hospital, there are many things I learned while in outpatient therapy that have stuck with me.

Momfession Monday :: Coping with My Spouse’s Alcoholism

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Possibly you’ve never worried about leaving your spouse alone with your kids, or alone period. I am sure that most of you do not spend every day wondering if today will be fine, or if he’ll fall off the wagon again. And if he does, what might happen?

To the Contrary — Taking Antidepressants Doesn’t Make Me a #MomFail

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I take them because in their absence, I am acutely aware of my failures and could spend most of my days focused on those. I take them because my anger, my irritability, my sadness are no longer exclusively my burden. The lines of ownership blur when you are a mother -- what was yours alone now bleeds into those babies.

Depression Is Not a Choice {And Other Thoughts on Mental Illness...

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I’ve learned that if you don’t also suffer from some sort of mental disease, you will never truly understand -- and that’s okay. I wish I didn’t understand. We need to continue to educate people on this disease and erase the stigma that so often comes with depression, anxiety, or any other mental disease.