Category Archives: Other challenges

The importance of mental health

We all know that if we are injured and in pain it is more difficult to focus on anything else. With physical issues, we often get sympathy and support that allows us to perhaps do less until we recover. Others … Continue reading

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Shaming and blaming are not the answer!

We all know that if we had a physical health issue, those around us would be sympathetic and supportive. They would encourage us to seek help and, if they were close to us, would probably do all they could to … Continue reading

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Preparing Schools to be a place of positive experiences for everyone

Our kids face so many daily challenges and for many school is no longer a place of learning, but a place they struggle to survive. Due to a lack of understand and resources they are left behind and find themselves … Continue reading

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How early trauma changes the brain

NPR continues to explore how mental health issues are affecting our schools. The research shows that early trauma can have lifelong consequences. And we see it. Many of our clients are children and teens who are either in foster care … Continue reading

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Television coverage for our new site!

Thank you so much to Terri Russell with KOLO TV channel 8 for coming out today to visit our new site!! Great interview and remember, our new location is only 10 min north of Carson and 20 min south of … Continue reading

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Nevada Equine Therapy is looking for a new home!

    For the past 3 years Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy has been located at the UNR Equestrian Center. However, we recently were informed by UNR that they will not be renewing our lease when it ends on May 31, … Continue reading

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Mornings can be a challenging time for teens

For some parents, getting their teens back on track in the fall to start school is the most difficult time of the year. Often, teens have gotten used to staying up late and sleeping in, not to mention simply getting … Continue reading

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Trust Your Gut

Most all of us have heard this saying. The idea is that if we listen to our gut we are more in tune with our feelings. Well there may really be much more to this than we have thought. In … Continue reading

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ADHD/PTSD What happens when they look the same

I have written on this subject before. I have shared personal experiences; my dad dying when I was very young and being diagnosed with ADHD, only to be pretty sure from a place of adult perspective that I probably was … Continue reading

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Serious Consequences of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

The damage done by prenatal alcohol exposure can be devastating. From low birth weight and birth complications to cognitive challenges, children exposed to drugs (including nicotine!) and/or alcohol while in the womb may carry the burden the rest of their … Continue reading

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