prevention

Mental Health Making a Lasting Impact in the New Decade

With the first few weeks of the new decade already underway, lawmakers across the nation have been urging for change in an area that historically has been overlooked: mental health.¬† Efforts both big and small have already been put into action, fostering a hope that with the turning of the new year, a larger importance… Read more »

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VIDEO: Dr. Donald Meichenbaum on Preventing Violent Behavior in Children

Dr. Meichenbaum on violent behavior in children Order the Full DVD Interview: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach on Aggression In this DVD, Dr. Donald Meichenbaum discusses violence and aggression, from origin to treatment. Dr. Meichenbaum draws upon his wealth of experience to articulate both how violent individuals are created and the thoughts that drive violent behavior. Dr…. Read more »

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Suicide Prevention for LGBT Teens

“We have a responsibility to be better to each other, and accept each others’ differences regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ability, or religion and stand up for someone when they’re bullied. When a friend is feeling depressed or says they’re thinking of killing themselves, we must take it seriously and get them help.”… Read more »

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What Demi Moore and Twitter Can Teach You About Stopping Suicide by Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

  All of a sudden, does it seem like the topic of suicide is everywhere? Cornell’s recent rush of suicides and the suicidal Twitter messages reported by celebrities like Demi Moore and Nia Vardalos has caused an often secretive subject to flash brightly on the public radar. But suicide is not a new epidemic. Once… Read more »

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