Social Media and Mental Health

Social media is an incredibly powerful tool for some very positive efforts, such as: connecting, story-telling, crowdfunding and other “social” movements that move society in a positive direction. However, much like other powerful tools, it can be a double-edged sword. With fire we can cook, weld and keep ourselves warm in the cold. We can […]

What Does Anxiety in Children and Teens Look Like?

This week Orlando Counselor Juliana Ochoa shares her experience and expertise regarding anxiety and how it manifests in children and teens. According to the Child Mind Institute Children’s Mental Health Report (2015), 80% of children with a diagnosable anxiety disorder do not get treatment. Untreated anxiety can lead to lower self-esteem, lower academic performance, lack of […]