Topics: Active Parenting
One of the biggest drinking days of the year is coming up – St. Patrick’s Day. A celebration of the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has become known more for drinking than celebrating Irish heritage, especially in the U.S. When you’re out celebrating as a newly sober person, it can be difficult to resist temptations. When you are newly sober, even a simple fun holiday like St. Patrick's Day can be an extremely stressful time. Added social pressures can cause even the strongest person to relapse. To help you during this crucial time, we’ve put together a few tips to ensure that you enjoy St. Patrick's Day with your sobriety intact.
Announcing that you’re going to couples therapy can result in raised eyebrows from those who aren’t well versed in the benefits of counseling. There’s a stigma associated with counseling, especially for couples. Thinking that there is something “wrong” with your relationship, outsiders might not understand that going to couples counseling is a positive step that helps healthy relationships, too. To debunk some of these myths, we’re discussing what to expect in couples counseling and how it can help your relationship.
Children are naturally curious and are full of energy, but often times when a child has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), their impulsivity can become an issue. ADHD is the most common mental health disorder that affects children. An estimated 6.4 million children are diagnosed in the United States alone. The three main symptoms of ADHD are impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity. Parents of children with ADHD often have concerns over the impulsivity and actions of their children. What are the signs?
Topics: Counseling for Children
Valentine’s Day, viewed by some as a “Hallmark holiday”, is a day that is dedicated to celebrating love and showing the people in your life that you appreciate them. More often than not, Valentine’s Day can bring stress and worry to those who feel pressure to celebrate with a special someone in a grand fashion (flowers, chocolate, and fancy dinners come to mind). Even if you aren’t celebrating Valentine’s Day with someone, it doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the holiday's festivities. We’ve got a few ways that you can take the time to give yourself some love this Valentine’s Day...
The Transition House, Inc. has developed valuable community partners and behavioral health resources over the years that work with us to assist our clients and their families. Our community partners are a vital part of the success of our clients and those in need around Osceola County and the Central Florida area.
When the Transition House was established in 1993 in St. Cloud, Florida, we began as a halfway house, providing substance abuse treatment and transitional housing for men. Our goal was to assist homeless men with alcohol or drug abuse diagnoses, and to prepare them for their return to society as productive and self-sustaining members of the community.
There’s a fine line between recreational use and substance dependency. Young adults are so often tempted with recreational substance use, especially in their college years. What begins as ‘innocent’ experimentation can turn into a dangerous substance dependency. So what exactly is substance dependency, and how can you recognize it in your loved ones?
Topics: Substance Abuse