Strengthening Your Marriage When Your Spouse Is A Police Officer

If you are married to a police officer, your marriage can experience a unique strain. Police families experience stresses that other families do not have. Officers often work odd hours, can't openly communicate about some of the things they see at work, and may have trouble unwinding after a tough day on the force. Here's how you can keep your marriage from suffering from the extra pressure of police work.  Read More 

Recovering From Addiction With Peer And Professional Support

Addiction recovery is a process. When you are in the early stages of your recovery, you will learn about the importance of building a support network to maintain your sobriety. Even in detox, you will be told to talk to others about your addiction and recovery as a way to begin healing. As you meet others who are dealing with addiction and trying to remain sober, it is going to help if  you find the services of a professional therapist to boost your support. Read More 

Toy-Related Considerations When You Have A Child With ADHD

Parenting a child who is dealing with ADHD isn't always easy, but the right treatment can often make a big difference in your family dynamic. It's important to consider a variety of treatment methods, including medication and counseling, but also be committed to making positive changes at home. Children love toys, but playtime can often be a challenge for a child with ADHD — and for his or her siblings. Here are some simple, toy-related ideas that you can implement to make playtime go smoother for everyone. Read More 

Goals Of Taking Therapy After A Fatal Snowmobile Accident

Snowmobiling is a fun winter activity, but it's also one that can be dangerous. If you were recently riding with a friend and there was a fatal incident that took the life of your friend — for example, an accident with a car, hitting a tree, or falling through the ice on a lake or river — you'll have experienced a major trauma that can turn your world upside down. You should try to seek out a therapist who specializes in trauma therapy. Read More 

Struggling With Bipolar Disorder In A Rural Area? Tips For You

When you have bipolar disorder, your moods may seem like they are never stable. You either feel up or down (or sometimes both at once), but you rarely feel as if you fall into an "in-between" mood or have any sense of stability. This mental health disorder can be difficult to manage even in the best of circumstances. However, if you live in a rural area, it can feel even more difficult. Read More