Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That Reveal The Better Side Of Humanity
12December

Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That Reveal The...Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That...Good At Heart? 10 Psychology Findings That Reveal The...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Looking at Research that Demonstrates Just How Kind and Compassionate We Can Be Last year we published a list of ten psychology findings that reveal the worst of human nature. Research has shown us to be dogmatic and over-confident, we wrote,...

Looking at Research that Demonstrates Just How Kind and Compassionate We Can Be Last year we published a list of ten psychology findings that reveal the worst of human nature. Research has shown us to be dogmatic and over-confident, we wrote, with a tendency to look down on...

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Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From Some Surprising People
26November

Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From Some...Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From...Thanksgiving Lessons - Surprising Wisdom From Some...

By Family First Adolescent Services

A Little is a Lot! My dad was frugal. He rinsed and reused plates and often asked waitresses for “Just a little hot water and a slice of lemon,” then pulled a nasty, used tea bag from his shirt pocket and dropped it in. These...

A Little is a Lot! My dad was frugal. He rinsed and reused plates and often asked waitresses for “Just a little hot water and a slice of lemon,” then pulled a nasty, used tea bag from his shirt pocket and dropped it in. These behaviors were the result of a deeply held...

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Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction News
21November

Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction NewsGlimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling...Glimpses of Hope in a Year of Troubling Addiction News

By Family First Adolescent Services

Are We Finally Getting Serious About Our Deadly Drug Trends? Is there anyone left in our nation who can say they personally know no one touched by problem drug or alcohol use? Judging by a flurry of studies released in 2016, including the...

Are We Finally Getting Serious About Our Deadly Drug Trends? Is there anyone left in our nation who can say they personally know no one touched by problem drug or alcohol use? Judging by a flurry of studies released in 2016, including the first-ever report on alcohol, drugs, and...

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The Paradox Of Viral Outrage
20November

The Paradox Of Viral OutrageThe Paradox Of Viral OutrageThe Paradox Of Viral Outrage

By Family First Adolescent Services

Does Public Shaming Inspires Further Outrage... Obviously, but there is more... Spend any amount of time online and you’re likely to see the same patterns repeat themselves over and over again: somebody says something offensive or...

Does Public Shaming Inspires Further Outrage... Obviously, but there is more... Spend any amount of time online and you’re likely to see the same patterns repeat themselves over and over again: somebody says something offensive or controversial on social media, they’re met...

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Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in Midlife
19November

Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in...Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to...Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Young Adults with PTSD Raise the Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Young adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at greater risk of having a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or major stroke event by middle age, raising the risk as much...

Young Adults with PTSD Raise the Risk of Stroke, Study Finds Young adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at greater risk of having a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or major stroke event by middle age, raising the risk as much as other better-known risk factors,...

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Book Review - Not a Partnership
04November

Book Review - Not a Partnership Book Review - Not a Partnership Book Review - Not a Partnership

By Family First Adolescent Services

Walking Together Right from the title page, Not A Partnership¸ is provocative, thoughtful, inspired and, perhaps unintentionally, funny. This book by Tod Jacobs and Yosef (Peter) Lynn is about marriage and relationships. The authors are...

Walking Together Right from the title page, Not A Partnership¸ is provocative, thoughtful, inspired and, perhaps unintentionally, funny. This book by Tod Jacobs and Yosef (Peter) Lynn is about marriage and relationships. The authors are both married to the women to whom they...

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Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming
24October

Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gamingLiving in a virtual world: teenage...Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming

By Mike Giresi

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a...

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a disorder, and while some applauded the move,...

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Building a bridge to your child through validation
26September

Building a bridge to your child through validationBuilding a bridge to your child through...Building a bridge to your child through validation

By Mike Giresi

If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, the shortest difference between a parent and child is validation. When we talk about validation, we're not talking about is enabling, excusing or allowing problematic...

If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, the shortest difference between a parent and child is validation. When we talk about validation, we're not talking about is enabling, excusing or allowing problematic behavior. What we are talking about is a...

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