Mike Lau

There’s no right or wrong way to grieve and there’s no way of telling how long it may take, but understanding more about the process may help you come to terms with your loss.

Healthy grieving can be a long, slow and difficult process that may last months or even years. Although you may gradually be able to refocus your life, you will most likely never “get over it” or stop thinking about the person who you lost.

Danielle Hunter

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What is Bullying?

  • Use of superior strength or influence to intimidate someone, usually to get them to do what one wants
  • Includes force or coercion to abuse or intimidate others
  • May be habitual and involve an imbalance of power
  • May be repeated towards victims

Types of bullying:

Liz Davis

Recently our area was hit by tornadic weather that resulted in a loss of lives, and damaged property that will change the landscape for many years to come.  Those involved gathered together to help each other through, clean up debris and begin the process of re-building.  With all of this, a sense of community resulted.   Some time has passed and those who have experienced, witnessed and even responded to the community, are now getting anxious at the approach of future weather related issues.

Tammy Thieme

 How can you tell if your child is sad, going through a phase or depressed?  If your child has shown an increase in difficulty at home or school, is going through a life changing event (like a divorce) or has had sadness that has lasted more than two weeks you will want to review these symptoms of depression. Symptoms of depression in children include:  

Jamie Taylor

Define stress: According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), stress is defined as the brain’s response to a demand.

Our Body’s Response to Stress: Each individual responds to stress differently. Some common responses include: digestive issues, headaches, feelings of sadness, feeling lethargic, irritability and difficulty sleeping.