In the last few years, there has been an influx of refugees and asylum seekers from war torn countries. Countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya. In addition, many women and children from South America are fleeing violence by gangs and drugs. Many refugees leave their countries have witnessed or experienced the death of loved [...]
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Fight the Stigma Against: Depression Coping with Depression in a Busy World Many people find it difficult to discriminate between intense feelings of sadness and life limiting depression. What are the characteristics that separate our every-day sadness from a clinical diagnosis of Major Depression? The difference has everything to do with functioning. Imagine you are an individual who [...]
How do I know if my child has ADHD or if he simply has behavior management problems? Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity that is more frequent and severe than typically observed. ADHD is a diagnosed by the age of seven in approximately 5% of school aged children. The disorder [...]