Taking a child to counseling is never an easy decision, but it is a choice that’s more common than you think. Parents send their children to counseling for a number of reasons – some could be because of mental health disorders, others could be circumstantial. Parents going through a divorce, or bullying at school, there is no one reason for attending counseling. Despite growing knowledge and awareness of mental health in young people, an estimated 70% do not receive the appropriate care.
The Transition House
Since 1993 The Transition House Inc. has been listening to the community and filling the need for services for individuals that have been unable to find their way through the disease of addiction and mental health. We help people find their solutions and learn the skills to remain in recovery and stay healthy.
Through all struggles, whether it is substance use disorders, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, post-traumatic stress disorders, homelessness, poor health and wellness or someone just needing guidance on making healthier choices in their lives, we are here to guide and empower you into your own personal recovery.
The Transition House Inc. since 1993 has worked with diverse populations ranging from Veterans, children, family systems, those involved in the Justice System, homeless and chronically homeless individuals. We are a diverse agency and encompass many different cultures, counseling techniques and evidenced based practices. It is this reason why our staff are able to provide the best services and approach each client’s issues in a holistic manner to work on a full recovery. Our goal is to provide guidance and empower our clients to make healthy choices.
Empowering people to make healthier choices and strive for a better quality of life.
If you’re someone who suffers from an anxiety disorder, calming yourself down during a panic attack or a particularly stressful time can be difficult. It take practice to find out what techniques work for best for you. Maybe you feel like you’ve tried it all – deep breathing, going outside, talking to a friend, etc. – but we’ve got a nice long list of quick tips for you below.
These tricks can be used alone or in combination with others that have worked for you in the past. Click here for a downloadable version.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults. Even if you don’t personally suffer from anxiety, you probably know someone who does. Though it might be hard to understand, looking from the outside in, anxiety can be extremely debilitating for those who suffer from it.
Whether it’s panic attacks, changes in plans or avoiding situations, dealing with anxiety and someone who has it can be taxing. Anxiety affects not only the individual but others around them, too. It’s frustrating and confusing all at the same time. To better help you understand your loved one who’s suffering from anxiety, we’ve put together 3 things to keep in mind…
Have you ever noticed a friend’s post on Facebook that made you concerned for their well-being? Now, instead of simply reporting a post to Facebook’s busy corporate team, your reported post goes directly to Facebook’s global community operations team, a group of hundreds of people around the world who monitor flagged posts 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Posts that are specifically tagged as potentially self-harmful are to be expedited and reviewed more quickly by the team members. The team members who evaluate potentially suicidal content are given special training. So how exactly does this new feature save lives?