Every month, the Pamper Your Mind column in Florida Today answers commonly asked questions about mental health and the struggles that everyday people encounter. Licensed Mental Health Counselor Kristin Woodling gives an expert point of view on these issues and provides advice on what steps are necessary for recovery. This month, Kristin talks about communicating with
The days are getting slightly shorter. It’s barely noticeable, but the mornings and evenings are a bit less reminiscent of stepping in to a sauna. There are even Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations for sale at the neighborhood stores. All these signs indicate that we are in the last few days of summer before we, in
When your partner has the flu, you can see and hear their symptoms. You instinctively jump to help. You might make them soup, run to the store for medicine, or take care of the kids while they catch up on some much needed rest. But what do you do when your partner is experiencing or
You can find endless research showing the increasing prevalence of depression among children, adolescents and teens. There are various types of depression and reasons for onset. It is crucial for adults to learn how to recognize the signs of depression in children. Symptoms vary from child to child and between genders. Some children may “act