CFGC Resource: Transitional Youth at Risk of Homelessness (4 Minute Read)

By |2022-02-01T11:41:21-08:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Information|Tags: , |

CFGC Resource: Transitional Youth at Risk of Homelessness (4 Minute Read)

Target Population: Young adults, 18-28 years of age. Services Provided: Permanent supportive housing offers the stability and inclusion that leads to recovery for adults and transitional age youth who are experiencing mental health issues.

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Five Reasons to Share Your Mental Health Struggles

By |2021-06-23T21:00:48-07:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Five Reasons to Share Your Mental Health Struggles

Now, more than ever, we need to help people—and particularly young adults—who are struggling with mental health challenges. This will require training more mental health care practitioners and reimagining ways that schools and workplaces can buffer stress rather than promote it. […]

What You Shouldn’t Do if You Think Your Child Is Too Heavy

By |2021-06-18T00:59:17-07:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

What You Shouldn't Do if You Think Your Child Is Too Heavy

If your child is still growing, he or she might not need to lose weight but you can encourage healthy eating.

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Why Leaving the Nest Is Harder the Second Time Around

By |2021-06-11T09:29:35-07:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Why Leaving the Nest Is Harder the Second Time Around

Brynna Bantley, 27, was working as a personal chef in San Diego, but had to return home to Atlanta in July after she couldn’t find consistent work because of pandemic shutdowns. Ms. Bantley said she’s been putting off her […]

Four Ways New Moms Can Get Through the Rest of the Pandemic

By |2021-05-14T05:21:18-07:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Four Ways New Moms Can Get Through the Rest of the Pandemic

I gave birth to my first child, Lena, in early 2018. A somewhat traumatic birth experience, challenges with breastfeeding, and the expected-but-still-intense sleeplessness left me feeling like my world had been totally turned upside down.

I’m expecting baby […]

When Parents Read a Teen’s Diary Without Asking

By |2021-05-11T01:12:32-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

When Parents Read a Teen's Diary Without Asking

Reading someone’s diary without their consent is a violation of privacy. A relationship therapist explores what can drive us to want to snoop and what we can do instead.

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Body Shaming Is a Problem for Both Men and Women

By |2021-05-06T21:03:26-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Body Shaming Is a Problem for Both Men and Women

Regardless of gender, both women and men need to understand the negative societal pressures of body image.

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Make Foster Care Rare and Brief

By |2021-05-05T21:03:44-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Make Foster Care Rare and Brief

May is National Foster Care Month. Home conditions can mean no other choice for a child, but being in the foster-care system means increased risk of sex trafficking.

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How to Help Kids Stay Mentally Strong During COVID

By |2021-05-02T13:31:08-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

How to Help Kids Stay Mentally Strong During COVID

The COVID pandemic has harmed kids’ and teens’ mental health. Parents can play a crucial role in teaching their kids healthy coping skills.

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The Six Keys to Positive Communication

By |2021-04-29T21:01:13-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: |

The Six Keys to Positive Communication

When I was 15 years old, I enrolled in a program to study English in what seemed like the middle of nowhere, also known as Iowa.

This essay is based on a talk that is part of the Positive Links Speaker Series by the […]

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