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Importance of validation
Hear an insightful conversation about the importance of validation when parenting teens with depression with therapists, Harshita Desai and Samantha Swenson, and Dr. Peggy Scallon.
Why behavioral activation works
Meredith Head, behavioral specialist, and Dr. Peggy Scallon explain behavioral activation, a clinically effective treatment for depression.
Dr. Peggy Scallon, medical director of residential care for teens with depression, breaks down the prevalence and must-know information on teen depression.
Your Choice program helps parents identify substance abuse
Wake Up Call, a program by Your Choice-Live, helps parents identify warning signs of possible drug or alcohol use in their children's bedrooms.
ASD vs. OCD symptoms in children
Children on the autism spectrum are often extra attentive to detail, enjoy having things just so and prefer the structure of daily patterns. These behaviors probably please your child and help him or her navigate the world around them.
Having a Mindful, Healthy Holiday
With the holiday season upon us, the rush to find the perfect gift or pressure to prepare the perfect meal can be overwhelming. If
Terrifying Fears Don't Always End After Halloween
As children in your community participate in this year’s trick-or-treat, many will shriek with excitement from the scary costumes, ghoulish décor and other Halloween horrors. The day after, the frightening excitement will melt away and children will return to their usual fall time schedules. But for thousands of children with anxiety in the United States, dealing with real fear every day of the year is reality.
What is Symptom Accommodation for Pediatric OCD?
Exposure and response prevention (ERP) treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) isn’t easy, especially when you’re a child or teenager. Every day, your treatment team is asking you to face your worst fears and avoid using your repetitive behaviors or rituals to control your anxiety. Because treatment can be difficult, it’s necessary for parents to be actively involved in their child’s care plan and not participate in symptom accommodation.
Seeds of Horticultural Therapy Sewn Throughout Rogers History
Theresa Rogers understood the benefits of gardening in the healing process. The wife of Rogers’ founder, Mrs. Rogers created a magnificent garden which, in the 1920s, drew busloads of people to visit what is now Rogers Memorial Hospital–Oconomowoc. Rogers was known throughout the Midwest for its beautiful landscaping and two miles of natural gardens.