Monthly Archives: May 2014

How the face and future of autism has changed

Our awareness of autism has grown, as more and more kids are diagnosed. What many people are just now starting to think about is what will this population look like when they reach adulthood. With early intervention the chance for … Continue reading

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Understanding Childhood Anxiety

I don’t think it is my imagination that so many young people today are dealing with anxiety on some level or another. And you know, I don’t remember that being the case when I was a child. Sure we occasionally … Continue reading

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I love hearing about innovative work with horses!

Humans have been teaming up with horses to help others heal for a very long time. From the physical to the emotional, from individual to group work, there is an incredible range of work going on out there! This post … Continue reading

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Depression can turn deadly

The incidence of teen suicide is alarmingly high, and as we have recently seen, sometimes depression leads to explosive, violent and deadly rage. Even if a teen is nowhere near harming them self or others, they do not need to … Continue reading

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Work with horses offers a lot to those on the Autism Spectrum

Parents of kids and teens on the autism spectrum are always looking for effective interventions. Therapeutic riding has earned a reputation for a very powerful way to promote growth and learning for those on the spectrum. This article in the … Continue reading

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Things to know about eating disorders

Today, I think most people would say that they know ‘something’ about eating disorders, but my guess is that they don’t know much, and what they do ‘know’ is only partially accurate. This is a pretty good article in the … Continue reading

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Too many lost too young

One teen suicides is too many and sadly, teens taking their own lives seems to be growing tragedy. I read this article in the Idaho Mountain Express¬†with a heavy heart. We need to figure out what we are, or are … Continue reading

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One young man’s story

We so appreciate this great video that was done by a couple of UNR Journalism/TV students. We also want to offer a special thank you to our client Josiah for his willingness to share his story!

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Eating Disorders and Impulsivity

For some people the saying ‘No one can eat just one’ is more true than for others. And we all wonder why. A new study¬†suggests this failure of self-control is a form of impulsive behavior that is a result of … Continue reading

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The link between lack of sleep and depression

I don’t know about you, but I really do need at least 7 hours of sleep a night and all the research shows that kids and teens actually need 8 or more. I know this can be challenging. Kids are … Continue reading

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