Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Superhero’s Tool

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Superhero’s Tool

Are you a parent of a child having mental health issues? Do you wish there was a way for you to help your child with their struggles? Many parents today are concerned about their child’s mental health struggles, and for good reason. Students in Jacksonville report...
8 Common Types of Therapy

8 Common Types of Therapy

Starting therapy can be confusing and scary, especially when it comes to your child. A caregiver might wonder what will happen, if will it help, and what exactly the therapist will do during the session. Each child is unique and each family functions differently, so...
We all have a role to play in suicide prevention.

We all have a role to play in suicide prevention.

September is Suicide Prevention Month and you can be the one to make a difference in the life of a friend or family member who may be thinking about suicide. By raising awareness, reducing the stigma, and encouraging well-informed action, we can all help save lives....
Mental Health on the World’s Stage

Mental Health on the World’s Stage

BY THERESA RULIEN, CEO I’m certain many of you are as disappointed as I with the recent turn-of-events during women’s gymnastics at the Olympics. I love gymnastics—and I admit I want the Gold, nothing less. But after stepping back, and a quick sigh, I realized how...

What is Trauma and PTSD?

There are times in our lives that seem as if everything has been turned upside and are swirling around us like a hurricane or as if the ground as dropped out beneath us. These can include major and traumatic events: losing a job, a natural disaster, divorce, abuse, a...

A parent’s electronic dilemma

“I didn’t go to school with a smart phone.” The very tool that helps teens and their parents stay connected and safe has become a major stressor for parents with work and other commitments.  Parents are having trouble being able to balance the pressures of increased...

CGC launches Blogs

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and could not have come too soon.  After a full year of living with the global pandemic, our community is tired, anxious, and looking for relief and hope.   The need for mental health services has never been more apparent and...