a man talks to friends about how to keep your young adult child from getting addicted to drugs or alcohol

6 Ways to Keep Your Young Adult Child from Getting Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

All parents worry about their young adult children for many reasons. They’re becoming more independent, getting ready to leave home–if they haven’t already, and dealing with the pressures of getting started in life. Parents may also worry that their young adult children are using drugs or alcohol. Parents often feel conflicted on this topic. Most…

a man talks about myths about ptsd with his therapist

3 Myths About PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition caused by a traumatic event such as abuse, assault, an accident, a natural disaster, combat stress, or the unexpected death of a loved one. People suffering from PTSD often become tense, irritable, or jumpy and prone to angry outbursts. They may re-experience the trauma through flashbacks or nightmares. They…