Coping Strategies

Misguided emotional coping is common among teens. Many turn to unhealthy fixes, such as overeating, to deal with everyday problems. For instance, binge eating is a prevalent unhealthy coping mechanism among teenagers. Approximately 1.6% of American adolescents suffer from binge eating disorder. One of the largest contributors to the...

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Mental Monday #9 – How to Cope with Anxiety

Mental Monday #9 - How to Cope with Anxiety

Available for download in PDF format – click here. When faced with potentially harmful or worrying triggers, feelings of anxiety are not only normal but necessary for survival. Anxieties now revolve around work, money, family life, health, and other crucial issues that demand a person’s attention without necessarily requiring the...

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Mental Monday #8 – How to Help a Family Member with Depression

Mental Monday #8 - How to Help a Family Member with Depression

Available for Download in PDF format – click here When a family member suffers from depression, your encouragement and support can help them cope with symptoms, overcome negative thoughts, and regain energy and optimism. Today’s Mental Monday offers some tips on what to look for and how to help.

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