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Mental Illness and the Classroom

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/lifestyles/health/when-little-ones-break-down-at-school/nW275/ This compelling Palm Beach Post article focuses on the epic challenges faced by schools, kids, families and providers when mental illness arrives in the classroom.    For parents, the heartbreak of having a child with mental illness is exacerbated by the requisite enforcement of public safety on school grounds.   Educators, local officials and support providers […]

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Listening to the Body

The body says what words cannot. -Martha Graham “My head is spinning”, “stand on your own two feet”, “bite your tongue”, “pain in the neck” – These are but a few turn of phrases in our language in which we use body parts to describe an emotion. It is no coincidence that we use these […]

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Honoring the Many Faces of Grief and Loss

When people think of grief and loss what most typically comes to mind is loss related to death and dying. It is generally understood that it takes a certain amount of time and energy to grieve the loss of a loved one or pet. According to Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her book, On Death and Dying, […]

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