PTSD

28% Increase of Veterans Crisis Line in March 2023

2023-04-28T17:07:57-05:00

The Veterans Crisis Line received a record number of calls in March 2023. The staff fielded over 88,000 calls during the month, 28% higher than any previous month. Authorities with the Veterans Administration believe that the surge is only the start of a burgeoning problem that will continue for the foreseeable future. While veterans [...]

28% Increase of Veterans Crisis Line in March 20232023-04-28T17:07:57-05:00

The Role of Individual Therapy in Processing Traumatic Events

2023-02-16T11:55:16-06:00

Almost everyone has had one or more traumatic events occur in their lifetime. It may be the sudden death of a loved one, drastic changes in physical health, or a natural catastrophe that has put you into survival mode. The human brain is not wired to analyze these events while you are experiencing them. You [...]

The Role of Individual Therapy in Processing Traumatic Events2023-02-16T11:55:16-06:00

Governor Evers Declares 2023 The Year of Mental Health in Wisconsin

2023-01-30T17:33:30-06:00

On January 24, 2023, Governor Tony Evers delivered his State of the State address, during which he declared 2023 the Year of Mental Health. Furthermore, he described mental health in the state as a burgeoning crisis and asked the legislature to approve $270 million in the Kids Get Ahead program. He also asked the [...]

Governor Evers Declares 2023 The Year of Mental Health in Wisconsin2023-01-30T17:33:30-06:00

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

2022-11-10T16:51:36-06:00

If you are struggling with a mental health challenge, such as depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and/or drug use problems, marital problems or eating disorders, then cognitive behavioral therapy may help. While there were earlier developments, cognitive behavioral therapy was first used during World War II to help veterans deal with the war's psychological impact on [...]

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?2022-11-10T16:51:36-06:00

Helping Young People Cope with Trauma

2022-05-27T14:34:49-05:00

When youth and adolescents experience trauma, how can parents, emergency service workers, and rescue providers, along with the larger community help them start to recover and ultimately overcome the traumatic experience? Whether it be suffering through a natural disaster, being a victim or witness to violence, or perhaps a tragic accident, be it large scale [...]

Helping Young People Cope with Trauma2022-05-27T14:34:49-05:00

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

2020-07-23T19:56:21-05:00

What are the Symptoms of PTSD? Everyone reacts to stress differently. We have no way of knowing in advance what kind of situation will affect us adversely. What upsets one person may not upset another to the same degree or at all. It is no reflection on the “strength” or “toughness” of the individual. Sometimes [...]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)2020-07-23T19:56:21-05:00

National PTSD Awareness Day- June 27th

2022-05-26T10:13:41-05:00

June is National PTSD Awareness Month but June 27th is national PTSD awareness day. Most everyone has heard of PTSD, Post-traumatic stress disorder, but what most people know about this mental illness they learned from the movies and TV. Typically when you see PTSD portrayed in the movies or on a television show you’ll see [...]

National PTSD Awareness Day- June 27th2022-05-26T10:13:41-05:00

Do You Have a Safe House? By Stacey Nye, PhD

2022-05-26T10:31:27-05:00

Do You Have a Safe House? I recently presented a workshop at a local spa on healing disconnected eating. As a guest presenter my husband and I were treated to a weekend of complimentary food, exercise classes and other presentations by the spa’s staff.  He attended a workshop given by the staff nutritionist on eating [...]

Do You Have a Safe House? By Stacey Nye, PhD2022-05-26T10:31:27-05:00

Talk to Children about 9/11

2023-05-17T11:09:09-05:00

Tips for Talking to Your Children About 9/11Discussing 9/11 isn’t an easy task. We often hear, “I want to tell my child what happened but don’t know where to begin.” These tips have been prepared to help you navigate these conversations by offering simple and effective guidelines for talking to your children about such a [...]

Talk to Children about 9/112023-05-17T11:09:09-05:00