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What is Psychotherapy?

There are many different kinds of psychotherapy you can experience. There are many stigmas associated with mental health and its therapies. But in recent years, there has been many attempts to break this stigma and the bring it for the forefron[...]

What is Autism?

Autism and ASDs are a common diagnosis but that does not mean people truly understand what it is. It may seem like being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a common diagnosis these days. But how much do you really know about au[...]

Benefits of a Medical Interpreter

Your medical interpreter will be able to communicate your needs to your medical staff. Going to the doctor is a stressful appointment for anyone but it can be even more stressful when a person is faced with the challenge of being deaf. Whether [...]

What are Developmental Disabilities?

What exactly is a developmental disability? Although many of us may know someone with a family member who has a developmental disability, often our knowledge does not go far beyond that.  And all too often, we feel uncomfortable talking about i[...]

What are Community Learning Services?

Community learning services allow individuals with disabilities to learn a skill and help their community. For many adults with developmental disabilities, holding a typical 8-hour job can be extremely hard. This can not only leave them depende[...]

Part 2: The Moods of Bipolar Disorder

People suffering from bipolar disorder can experience a wide array of moods. Bipolar disorder is a lifelong condition that is full of unpredictable ups and downs. Now that we know what bipolar disorder is and how it can be helped, it is importa[...]

Part 1: What is Bipolar Disorder?

Does anyone really know what bipolar is or how it can affect you or your family? Let's take a moment to discuss this disorder and some treatment options available to you. We all have ups and downs but when you suffer from bipolar disorder, it c[...]

What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders?

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders have been in the new lately, but do you really know what they are? Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during the pregnancy. Th[...]

Dealing with ADHD as an Adult

ADHD can affect people of all ages. But how do you deal with this disorder as an adult? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is most commonly thought of as a childhood disability. But that does not mean it can’t affect people well in[...]

Teen Substance Abuse Counseling

Teen substance abuse can take a lot of forms. Do you know what to look for? Substance abuse is classified as the use and abuse of substances such as cigarettes, alcohol, and illegal drugs. This abuse may begin in childhood, during the teen year[...]