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Eating Disorders: Break the Trend

Posted on: July 8, 2014
Tags: Mentalhealth, Eatingdisorders

by Melissa Weber, Clinical Service Provider, Community Care

Plato is quoted for saying, "be kind to others, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."  In the world we live in today, this does not seem like such a stretch of the imagination.  You never know what someone else's life is really like unless you walk in their shoes.  We are all great at wearing a mask to disguise our problems.  With there being so many people in the world, it is almost guaranteed that every person you come in contact with is experiencing some sort of problem.  Often these problems deal with our mental health, and that includes eating disorders.

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The Best Fatherhood Celebration Yet

Posted on: June 27, 2014
Tags: Events, Family

by Graham Lane, Ambassador Board member

As a member of the Talbert House Ambassador Board, I had the opportunity and pleasure to work alongside John Silverman and Andrew Limke to co-chair the Fatherhood Community Celebration event at Sawyer Point on June 15th.  What a fantastic day it was.

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Effective Step-Parents

Posted on: June 13, 2014
Tags: Children, Adolescents, Parents, Family

by Melissa Gutter-Jackson, Case Manager, Adult Behavioral Health

Every year in May and June, we celebrate mothers and fathers. As a mother myself, I enjoy this time to be honored.  When we celebrate parents, we need to remember step-parents, too.  As Father’s Day approaches I take time to reflect on my son who is lucky to be growing up with a father and a step-father.  I was also raised with step-parents and try to pass on to my child the importance of honoring all of the parenting influences in his life.

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