Category Archives: Mental Illness

When a family member is diagnosed with a mental illness

As partners and parents we face so many challenges. This article talks about some of the things that families may go through when a family member is diagnosed with a mental illness.  The main thing is that there is help … Continue reading

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Something new

Well, I have never done this before, so you will have to let me know what you think – this was an interview that I recently did and thought I would share it.  PodCast We would love to show you … Continue reading

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I agree with this writer’s position

We must clear the way to help those with all illness, physical and mental. This article really draws the battle lines and I agree with what the writer has to say – stigma is about the person affected feeling bad, … Continue reading

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Just another reason to quit!

Studies are now showing that second sand smoke contributes to childhood mental health issues. This L.A. Times article shares some of the new findings. If your personal health is not important to you, consider your children! Frankly, though I will … Continue reading

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There are inexpensive mental health options

Finding the money for mental health care is especially challenging in these difficult times. this article offers some inexpensive options that might work for you. We work with a variety of funding sources and including Nevada Medicaid. We are approved … Continue reading

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We need to take a closer look at the diagnosis

This article makes the point that we can not jump to accept the first diagnosis as the cause for all behaviors. There are often many different issues at work and it is important to keep this in mind when developing … Continue reading

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Drug and alcohol abuse is often something more

The fact is that various mental illnesses make a person susceptible to drug and alcohol addition/abuse. This article talks about the “dual diagnosis”. Equine therapy can be a very effective way to help rebuild confidence, strengthen leadership skills, improve problem solving … Continue reading

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How to deal with a family member suffering from mental illness

The challenge may feel overwhelming, but this article provides concrete advice for dealing with mental illness and helping someone you love. Early in the article it mentions receiving “the right treatment consistently”. Equine Therapy can be a very powerful addition … Continue reading

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Myths about Mental Illness

Facts are helpful. This article talks about how misconceptions can be extremely destructive. Through our work with horses we can help all people see the challenges that others face as just that, challenges.  Horses are a non-judgemental yet challenging environment … Continue reading

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Mental ILLNESS

This article makes the point well, that we do not do enough to help those suffering from mental illness. Sadly, something tragic must happen before we truly look at what is happening. If you or someone you know is suffering, … Continue reading

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