Resources for Parents
Building Blocks for Mental Health
Mental health challenges are everywhere. Did you know that Major Depression affects more than 10 million people each year? This guide gives a basic foundation foundation for mental health and tools to use if you or a child are facing mental health challenges.
Addiction is a real problem today. There are so many things a child or teenager can become addicted to. It's important to know what to look for and work with a competent healthcare provider. However, there are things you can do for an addicted child from a holistic perspective. View our parent resource page on addiction.
ADHD in Children and Teens
Whether you or someone you know is struggling with a child who may be or has recently been diagnosed with ADHD, we find that there is an almost endless list of questions and concerns you may have. Not to mention the worries of some of the horror stories you have read about common medications for this diagnosis. Here is more information to help you sort out truth from error and what can be done for your child with a holistic approach rather than just jumping straight to a possibly more harmful solution.
Here is a reading list for ADHD from holistic sources.
Amino Acid Therapy for those with Mental Health Disorders and Recovering Individuals
Amino Acids are essential nutrients that your brain needs to process mood, appetites and sleep. Amino Acid therapy can greatly assist those with these types of challenges to get what their bodies need to function normally without the side effects of a medication. For more information, click here.
What causes bullying and what you can do about it for your child who is the victim or the bully from a holistic perspective.
CBD oil is becoming a popular solution to some challenges. However, there is a lot of misinformation circulating about CBD oil. As parents, we need to stay informed so we can make the right decisions for ourselves and children in the use of CBD oil or having it in the home. View our information page on CBD oil.
Depression is a normal state of mind for just about everyone across the entire globe at some point in time in one’s life. Let’s remember that depression, even in the colloquial sense, is more than just feeling sad. It lingers a while. Does your child have depression? What can you do? Learn more here. Or view our FREE handouts and additional resources for Teens with Depression and Anxiety.
Eating Disorders in Children and Teens
Eating Disorders in kids are still very real, as media and other sources constantly tell our children what they should look like. As a caretaker, you can assist in your child's recovery from a disorder. Find out what eating disorders in children and teens might look like, medications that affect eating disorders and some holistic approaches to a child's health to heal.
Children and teens with learning disabilities can often have other associated mental health challenges. Working with a competent healthcare provider can help as well as other holistic practices. Find more information here.
Perhaps your parenting style isn't as effective as you would like it to be with your struggling teen. Perhaps you are parenting with others whose styles differ from yours. Perhaps you are parenting a child who primarily lives in another household with another parent and visits on the weekend. Perhaps those visits don't go as well as you would like. Learn how parenting styles differ and how they influence behavior and mental health. Make no mistake, the way we parent has a big impact on the way our children learn, manage emotions and cope with difficult circumstances. Learn other parenting styles and techniques that could complement your home and situation. View our Parenting Styles course now.
*Please note: all information is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose or treat an individual. It is not intended to provide medical or other professional advice. Please consult your doctor or healthcare provider.