Category Archives: Children’s issues

Experiencing Trauma Changes Us

Because we offer social, emotional, behavioral and mental health interventions, we have seen it for ourselves. We hear the stories of where our clients have come from – neglect, abuse, life threatening events and more – and we see the … Continue reading

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How Horses Can Become Part of YOUR Team

Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) offers a unique approach to social, emotional and behavioral growth and learning as well as Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR), a mental health intervention. We work with individuals as young as four years old, teens, adults, seniors … Continue reading

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Alarming Increase in Child Suicides

Childhood is supposed to be a carefree time of innocence. Sadly, that is not the case for all too many children. They are so fragile and life is getting more and more challenging. Even adults are struggling to make sense … Continue reading

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Trauma Has Long Term Consequences

It is impressive to see more and more research being done, and information coming out, about how devastating early trauma can be. It is often said that when we know better, we can do better and this is especially true … Continue reading

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What is Equine ‘Therapy’?

Anyone who has spent time around horses can probably tell you about how being with horses made them feel and there is no denying that for many horses appear ‘magical’. In most communities there are many opportunities to interact with … Continue reading

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The Story of the Benefits of Equine Therapy Continues…

We know that work with horses can be life changing. We see it everyday as we work with our clients. They are calmer, more focused, less anxious and more confident. They take time to consider the choices they make and … Continue reading

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ADHD and Educational Challenges

Parents and caregivers of children living with ADHD know that life can be hard. Morning ‘routines’ need to be monitored (even though there is a chart!) to make sure that the child gets up, gets dresses, brushes their teeth, has … Continue reading

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When You Are Dealing With More Than Just ADHD

When dealing with children/teens with ADHD it never seems ‘simple’ and research is showing that, in many cases it’s because there is more going on. This NEWS Medical Life Sciences article, Hardik Patel, M.Pharm takes a look at some of … Continue reading

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How Do We Help Our Teens?

Earlier today I read and shared on our Facebook page a tragic article about a local teenager who committed suicide. The statistics are more than alarming. These young lives are far to precious for us to let them end when … Continue reading

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What Can I do Now to Help My Child/Teen Prepare For School in the Fall

During the school year life can get very hectic and we watch our kiddos struggle to get through each day. We lament that there is not more time to slow down and see what we can do to help them. … Continue reading

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