Category Archives: Anxiety Disorders

Many Teens Are Struggling

Our world is full of challenges and stress! Teens today are often more aware and engaged in what is going on in the world. We may not be aware that they are watching us and noting when we are concerned … Continue reading

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ADHD in Adults

I think there are many of us that feel like we are scattered and all over the place. We have trouble staying focused and find ourselves ‘multi-tasking’ (often badly).  We feel overwhelmed and disorganized. It may be that this is … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Depression Steal Your Life

Elite Daily has published a very insightful piece by Syrah London on Mental Health. She shares some of her personal experiences in living with depression, though many of them may be universal. Depression can happen to anyone at any age, … Continue reading

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Changing Things Up May Help Your Teen

New research is showing that the way we have always done something may just not be the best way! Many of our schools have become set in their ways and may be resistant to offering options for kids who are … Continue reading

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WHO ‘depression as the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide’

In our lifetime, we will all have to deal with feelings of sadness and grief. Things don’t work out the way we want. We are let down. People we love pass from our lives. All of these situations can be … Continue reading

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Work With Horses Can Help With Healing

We love seeing so many programs, all around the world, offering a path to healing through work with horses. From traditional ‘therapeutic riding’ programs, that focus on physical and cognitive challenges to traveling programs that help people by bringing miniature … Continue reading

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Equine Therapy Programs Can Help With Recovery

Though most people probably think of kids and teens when they think about equine therapy programs, horses can offer a great deal to adults too. From depression and anxiety, to eating disorders and addiction, horses can be a powerful path … Continue reading

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Work With Horses Offers So Much!

At N.E.A.T. we are addressing social, emotion, behavioral and mental health issues.  However, all across the country there are other programs focused on the other wonderful benefits of working with horses. There is lots of evidence supporting a variety of … Continue reading

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What Are ‘Trauma Informed Practices’?

A few weeks ago I attended a very powerful seminar, presented by Heather T. Forbes, LCSW, on ‘Trauma Informed Practices’. This particular seminar was geared to educators, but the ideas presented are designed to be used across environments. The basic … Continue reading

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Being a Teenager, Especially a Teenage Girl, is Tough!

Life can be so challenging. Growing up in this day and age is not easy. Children, teens and adults can struggle with getting through each day. New evidence is showing that women, and especially teenage girls, are dealing with an … Continue reading

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