Celebrate the Success: Henry

Mental health recovery is less of a destination and more of a journey; at least that’s what most individuals with lived experience will tell you […]

April is National Autism Awareness Month

Nearly a quarter century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion, and self-determination for all […]

March is Developmental Disabilities Month

The month of March is recognized as Developmental Disabilities Month in order to “increase public awareness of the needs and potential of Americans with disabilities.” […]

Grieving with our Nation

Wrapped up in grief, it’s hard to even make sense of the school shootings in Parkland Florida. The traumatic events are almost too painful to observe in the media […]

Holiday Stress

The holidays are upon us.  For many it’s a joyful time, if not stressful.  For others this time of year brings sadness and loneliness.  In either case it’s important to take care of ourselves every day, especially around the holidays. […]

October is ADHD Awareness Month

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that is characterized by symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and/or impulsivity. In addition to these symptoms, individuals with ADHD might suffer from anxiety, chronic lateness and forgetfulness, poor organizational skills, low self-esteem […]

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Kathleen Gibson’s son is, in most ways, a typical three-year-old boy. He enjoys music, preschool, playing with his siblings, and Sesame Street. Emmett is different in one way […]

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

In observation of National Preparedness Month and with growing concerns of natural disasters, acts of terrorism and disease outbreaks it is important to make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency. […]

Myths and Facts Regarding Suicide

In honor of National Suicide Prevention month, it is important to remember that suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background.  In order to have an open and honest discussion on suicide, it is vital to address certain myths about suicide. […]

Back to School Stress

The start to school is a major transition.  Not just for the kids returning to school, but also for their families.  This transition brings about a change in routine […]