Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Sometimes, for reasons beyond our control, issues arise that affect our day. When this happens in the morning, we are at risk for being thrown off for the rest of the day. Today we talk about a few simple strategies you can use to get your day back on track, even if you get up on the wrong side of the bed. Read More
Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Historically, psychological theory focused primarily on psychopathology – mental illness. However, the field of positive psychology challenges us with the idea that we are not broken, that we are not a problem to fix. Read More
Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. With fall in full swing, we talk a little today about concussions in youth sports. Organizations are starting to take major steps to prevent concussions, but it is the parents’ responsibility to make sure that their children are educated, trained, and prepared for situations that could cause a concussion. Read More
Several years ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a position statement on the use of technology by children and adolescents. Most parents (and many professionals) felt the AAP’s position was extreme and, in many ways, unrealistic. Recently, however, the AAP released their revised guidelines, which show a general shift in the field and an up-to-date appreciation of the role technology has in our lives.
Statistics suggest that more than 20% of Americans 12 years of age and older have substance abuse issues. While rehabilitation is the first step to sobriety, there are several other steps that should be taken to reduce the likelihood of relapse.