Mental Health

We’ve compiled mental health resources and blog posts for mental health services, awareness, community services, counseling, therapy, and stress management. These posts are great resources for well being and health including, mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional health. Read further for advice concerning stress, meditation, parenting, and ways to look after yourself. 

How to Connect With Your Middle Schooler: Tips for Parents
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How to Connect With Your Middle Schooler: Tips for Parents

This post was written by a guest contributor. The views and opinions expressed in any guest post featured on our site are those of the guest author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of Local Anchor. Middle schoolers are a tricky bunch. They’re constantly changing, and you never know what they’ll be…

10 Conversation Starters for Kids Sure to Get Them Talking
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10 Conversation Starters for Kids Sure to Get Them Talking

Whether it’s a family dinner night or a long car ride, getting your kids to engage in a meaningful conversation isn’t always easy. If your kids are giving you nothing but monosyllabic answers or throwing out one-word responses, it’s time to get creative! Try these conversation starters for kids to encourage them to speak up…

6 Simple Ways to Process and Cope After a Traumatic Event
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6 Simple Ways to Process and Cope After a Traumatic Event

If you experience a traumatic event, it is important to know and accept that your feelings are valid. Traumatic events can happen anywhere at any time – not just in dangerous places like war zones or during car accidents. It’s common for survivors of trauma to feel many different emotions including anger, fear, sadness/depression ,…

Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children
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Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children

Local Anchor is partnering with Beach Cities Health District to bring you The Parents’ Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children. This five-part video series is designed for parents of children ages 0-6. Topics will range from Mindful Parenting, Establishing Healthy Sleeping Habits, Early Childhood Nutrition and Creating Structure & Fostering Responsibility. Each session…