Take Care of Yourself this Holiday Season

Dr. Christina Williams(Psychologist – Pine Grove Behavioral Health) joined the conversation to discuss the importance of remembering that not everyone is excited during the holiday season – due to stress, anxiety, depression, grief over the loss of a loved one, or any other mental health obstacle they might be facing. From being understanding of those … Continue reading “Take Care of Yourself this Holiday Season”

Children’s Mental Health in Mississippi

One in five children between the ages of 3-17 in Mississippi is struggling with a behavioral, emotional or mental health challenge. The good news is that most cases are treatable and families can thrive. But families need to know the warning signs and take action to be effective. Canopy Children’s Solutions is the state’s most … Continue reading “Children’s Mental Health in Mississippi”

Shattering the silence about teen suicide

Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among teens in Mississippi. While suicide is not a “good thing” in nature, raising awareness and having a conversation about prevention can save a life. Molly Portera, Director of Suicide Prevention Outreach with MS Department of Mental Health along with Teresa Mosley, a mom who understands the scars a … Continue reading “Shattering the silence about teen suicide”