Loss, lessons and overcoming
“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller
As we promote our services, one thing we tell people we offer is crisis intervention. Someone may ask, what is crisis intervention? “Crisis intervention, either on the phone or face-to-face, attempts to deal quickly with an immediate problem.” Some refer to crisis intervention as a type of emotional first aid.
Does everyday life seem to leave you feeling drained? The world tells us that we should be able to multi-task, get everything done without asking for help, and be excellent in everything. Being super busy seems like something to be proud of.
After a traumatic life event
How do you heal from traumatic life events? You start to wonder if it’s even possible or where to start. You wonder if you’ll ever be happy again. Most people are not strangers to trauma. Whether it is the death of a child, escaping a house fire, being sexually assaulted, having the one you love the most abuse you, or something else, many people have experienced trauma. After a trauma, we think it’s impossible that our life will ever be the same.
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
by Teresia Smith
February is thought of as the month of love. Midway through the month, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. The holiday of hearts, flowers, candy, and special dates with your significant other where you display your love for the world to see.