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Transitioning to college
on Mon, April 18, 2016
For many people, college may be the best four(ish) years of their life. However, the beginning of the journey may not be so happy, as the transition from high...
Diffusing political conversations
on Tue, April 12, 2016
You were looking forward to the gatherings of family and friends for spring and summer holidays, graduations and weddings. Then you remembered: It’s an...
Comforting hands
on Thu, March 03, 2016
Often we don’t know what to say or do when a friend or loved one is struggling with serious illness or loss. At Via Christi hospitals, chaplains are available...
Seasonal affective disorder in children
on Thu, January 07, 2016
As the hours of sunlight and average temperature outside drop, our moods or attitudes can do the same. When our mood is significantly affected by a seasonal...
Commitment to New Year's resolutions
on Wed, December 30, 2015
Do you have a New Year’s resolution? Many people make goals each year. But, by definition, the word “resolution” means to find a solution, frequently to a...
on Tue, November 17, 2015
The month of November marks the kickoff of a 10-week flurry of holiday festivities. The season ignites the spirit of giving and kindles perpetual cheer, right...
on Tue, November 10, 2015
Whether your child is exposed to bullying during their time in school is not a matter of if, but when. And in these times, your child needs your support....
on Tue, October 20, 2015
Thanks to financial support from Ascension, residents of Kansas City, Mo., soon will have greater access to behavioral health services. Ascension is...
on Thu, October 01, 2015
As parents, we have lots of conversations about safety with our children, especially as they enter their teen years. We talk about texting and driving, and...
on Wed, August 19, 2015
Most people will agree that there’s more to losing weight than will power. Relationships and activities revolve heavily around food and may make you feel like...

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