Blog Articles

Why they clock me?

Research has shown that LGBTQ+ people have higher rates of substance use and mental health concerns compared to heterosexuals.

Aug 29th, 2019
Enduring Family

Every family has a story, which, in turn, is composed of many different stories. Family stories are about both individual lives and collective experience. As such, they embody development and growth.

Dec 3rd, 2019
Honoring Transgender Life and Death

Throughout the month of November, transgender and gender nonconforming lives are honored and validated for the purpose of raising awareness about the unique issues that impact these communities and to celebrate the strength, resilience and positive impact.

Nov 21st, 2019
Preventative Parenting

Good communication between parents and children is the foundation of strong family relationships. Developing good communication skills helps parents catch problems early, support positive behavior, and stay aware of what is happening in their children.

Oct 10th, 2019
The Swerve

People of color experience discrimination at every stage of the criminal justice system and are more likely to be stopped, searched, arrested, convicted, harshly sentenced and saddled with a lifelong criminal record. This is particularly the case for drug

Sep 12th, 2019
First Responders Come Last

SAMHSA has put out a research bulletin titled, “First Responders: Behavioral Health Concerns, Emergency Response, and Trauma" (May 2018), which estimated that 30 percent of first responders develop mental and behavioral health conditions including, PTSD.

Sep 4th, 2019