Young people who are contemplating suicide often give warning signs of their distress. Some signs are subtle, yet some are more common and pronounced. Knowing the risk factors, recognizing the warning signs, and knowing how to respond can help prevent suicide.
This couple is impassioned about changing other’s misconceptions about people on the spectrum.
Some studies indicate that autistic adults are less likely to partake in drug use, however, research conducted by the Autism Research Centre indicates that autistics are nearly nine times more likely than non-autistic peers to use drugs to manage undesirable symptoms, including autism-related symptoms.
Millennials are the first generation to openly talk the problems that stem from mentally draining relationships, such as manipulative emotional abuse or gaslighting. But, as aware as we are of these issues and what we should do about them, we struggle to put one foot in front of the other and do the right thing.
Besides lightening the mood at home, playtime creates an atmosphere that everyone in the family is free to be who they are, and this inherently encourages confidence and self-love.
Many families bicker over trivial things, but when it escalates to constant fighting and finger-pointing, it often feels deeply personal, upsetting, and overwhelming. How do you maintain your sanity when things are bad enough that you don’t want to go home anymore?
Studies indicate that more women than men are engaged in people-pleasing. This results in adverse effects on our mental and physical health. So, how do we stop trying to please everyone and bring peace into our lives?
Many studies have found that people who practice gratitude tend to be happier and less depressed, but there is much more credit that can be given to the benefits of living a mindful life of gratitude.
Do you feel like you are still grieving your loss after more than the “appropriate” time? There is no acceptable timeline for grief. Be gentle with yourself.
The onset of hope in this pandemic, however, can unearth a sense of grief. You might be wondering, why am I feeling this now, and is it healthy to allow feelings of grief?