Bullying is a problem in even the country’s finest schools, and the internet has bred a whole new type of cyberbullying that can be equally harmful to children. Yet, many parents and guardians aren’t even aware that their child is being bullied until it has gone too far. If you’re a parent or guardian, it’s time for you to get educated on the signs of bullying.
What is Bullying?
Before we get into the telltale signs of bullying, we want to take a minute to define bullying. Some parents may have a vague idea of what bullying is, but then they may not be able to spot it out in the real world... Continue reading →
If you find yourself currently dealing with suicidal thoughts, feeling depressed, or engaging in self-harming behaviors, you are not alone. Some of history’s most brilliant and talented individuals have faced what you are dealing with right now. Like you, they still had places where they could make a difference and people who needed them. These feelings are extremely difficult and complex, but life is possible and there is hope.
It takes enormous courage to face death and step away from it. Here are some key things to remember for suicide prevention awareness when these thoughts and feelings overwhelm you.... Continue reading →
The Center for Eating Disorders at Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is committed to serving adults who are struggling to control themselves when it comes to food. Eating disorders can have numerous negative impacts on mental and physical health and can be caused by a wide array of factors.
The first step to helping someone with an eating disorder is learning how to identify when they may have one. The earlier you identify when someone may have an eating disorder, the sooner that person can receive the help that they need.
Here are some early... Continue reading →
Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital recently launched its Adolescent Unit providing treatment for adolescents ages 12-17. The 21-bed unit provides treatment and stabilization for adolescents struggling with problems such as a... Continue reading →