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Your Teen Might Be Entitled If…

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
By Darcy McConnell, LPC, LADC What are a teenager’s rights? Hopefully we can all can agree that teens have the right to be treated as a human being by friends, family and associates. Whi Read More

How to Talk to Children about Grief, Loss and Tragedies

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC Over the last several weeks I have been trying to process the significant number of tragic situations that have occurred in our community and in our world. Multipl Read More


Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Belinda Crosier It seems there’s never an end to what people will try, in order to take the effects of a mind-altering substance to the next level. Something we’ve been hearing  Read More

A Movie to see With your Teen? Yes!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Quinton Ellis, LPC When the internet pulled me aside to tell me that several Americans who went to see The Martian thought it was based on a true story I had two thoughts simultaneousl Read More

Being a Chronic Procrastinator

Thursday, August 13, 2015
By Sheila Stinnett As the last days of summer are upon us, I would like to discuss a behavior which continually haunts me, is unproductive and generally just makes me feel bad, my urge to  Read More

Heroin Crisis

Thursday, July 23, 2015
By Darcy McConnell The United States Drug Enforcement Agency figures show a four-fold increase in heroin seizures along the southwest border since 2008: 4,653 pounds of heroin was confiscate Read More

The BeEdmond App: Connecting Teens to Support Close to Home

Sunday, July 05, 2015
If you know a teen or a tween, you know that there is only one thing more vital than oxygen, the essential, ever-present, possibly broken screened cell phone. It has become the primary mode of com Read More

Family Roles

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By John Goetz, LPC Families come in all shapes and sizes. They are unique systems that deserve respect and reverence. As systems, families have multiple levels of interactions and dynamics. The Read More

In The Good Ol’ Summertime

Friday, May 08, 2015
By Belinda Crosier, LPC, LADC Oh, those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer! They’re almost here, & with them, come expectations by parents & children about what those days will re Read More

Teens and Smartphones

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Quinton Ellis Hey. Remember that societal conversation we never had about whether kids should be given that exact same technology as their parents simply because they all want it? Well, we  Read More

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