Dealing With Anxiety: When We Cannot Protect Our Children…

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Anxiety | anxiety coping protection safety school 0 Comments

News of mass violence leaves most of us feeling grieved, angry, and baffled. But the recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, was especially stunning.  The killings took place in a quiet, close knit, “safe,” virtually crime-free community.  The school had just implemented new security measures designed to protect students by keeping […]

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Is My Teen At Risk For Violence?

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In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School this week, many parents are asking not only how they can keep their children safe from violence, but how they can keep their children from turning violent. “I asked my 15 year-old son what he thought about the shooting,” a friend told me at […]

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Discussing Tragic Events With Your Children

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This week’s tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, has most parents feeling a variety of difficult emotions—sorrow, anger, disbelief, fear.  For parents who have themselves witnessed or been victims of violence or other traumatizing events, news of the shooting may also trigger old wounds and deep anxieties. As we struggle ourselves to come to […]

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Holiday Relationship Building

Posted by Ari Terry | Parenting Teens | 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us! There is a certain magic in the air this time of year. A spirit of reflection and giving are seen all around us. Celebrations with lights, song, and praise begin to surround us. Happiness, laughter, anticipation and wonder; these are the things that make this season special. Perhaps the most […]

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