Self-regulation skills for kids

As your children are growing and maturing, they are probably feeling a lot of emotions they are unsure how to handle. Stress affects the youngest members of our society in different ways. Sometimes our children may act out or become aggressive as a way to deal with it. They may also start withdrawing from social … Continued

Mindfulness to ease anxiety and stress

Is thinking about the school year putting you into a spiral of stress and anxiety? Many parents, students and educators are feeling the same way. There are a lot of uncertainties, unknowns and fears for what is to come. One thing we all need to keep in mind that our elected officials, health departments, school … Continued

Sign up for Mental Health First Aid training

Peak Wellness Center is excited to offer Mental Health First Aid training later this month. This 8-hour training teaches you how to respond to mental health crises. Topics covered include: Depression and mood disorders Anxiety disorders Trauma Psychosis Substance Use disorders Interventions learned include: Panic attacks Suicidal thoughts or behaviors Nonsuicidal self-injury Acute psychosis (e.g., … Continued

Share your unique gift this school year

There is an anonymous quote out there that I like a lot: “There is something in you that the world needs!” You have all sorts of potential. You have gifts to offer others around you. Moving in toward the “back to school” season it is important to remember that you get to decide how to … Continued