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August 2016 - Mended Hearts

Suicide, bullying, depression and anxiety are all some of the issues we see year round. But, with the school year these issues can become more noticeable or brought on by school. Teachers, parents, students and friends should all know the signs and symptoms of these...

Suicide

The behaviors listed below may be signs that someone is thinking about suicide. Talking about wanting to die or wanting to kill themselves Talking about feeling empty, hopeless, or having no reason to live Making a plan or looking for a way to kill themselves, such as...

Stress And School

  If chronic stress is ignored for long enough, it can eventually lead to mental and physical breakdowns and even depression. The effects of stress only get worse as time goes on so the most effective interventions are those that begin early. This is most likely to...

Bullying

School is a hot spot for bullying, here is some information on the topic and if you feel that you yourself are a victim of bullying or  your child is please contact us and we can help. Perhaps more than any other school safety problem, bullying affects students’...

Eating Disorders- What They Are

Eating disorders, among them anorexia nervosa (voluntary starvation) and bulimia nervosa (binge-eating followed by purging), occur frequently—but not exclusively—in affluent cultures. A disproportionate number of the diagnosed are young women in their teens and 20s,...