September is Suicide Prevention Month – which aims to create hope through action by creating safe spaces for those struggling with the goal of preventing suicide all together. The issue is far reaching. Nearly 46,000 individuals died by suicide in 2020, and 46% of those people had a known mental health condition. Although mental health issues and illnesses, like depression, can lead to suicide, there are many reasons someone may decide to take their own life. However, most people believe that suicide can be prevented.
This year, WABA’s emphasis for World Breastfeeding Week is on strengthening the capacity of actors that protect, promote and support breastfeeding across different levels of society including governments, health systems, workplaces and communities to provide and sustain breastfeeding-friendly environments for families in the post-pandemic world. According to WABA, breastfeeding can assist with sustainable development strategies post-pandemic, as it can improve nutrition, ensure food security, and reduce inequalities between and within countries.
Getting LGBTQ Counseling Online People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or another sexual or gender minority often face struggles that cisgender heterosexual people don’t. Whether you are seeking counseling for a topic specific to your gender identity or sexual orientation, or for an unrelated matter, it can help to find a therapist who has experience working with people of diverse genders and sexualities.
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If you are a parent or guardian thinking about pursuing counseling for your child and are confused about what that might look like, you are not alone! Over the years, I have talked to many parents who were embarrassed or uncomfortable asking questions about therapy.
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