‘It’s OK to be scared:’ How to talk to your kids about hurricanes
Dr. Elie Hessel, a pediatric psychologist at Nemours Children’s Health, said it’s important to talk to your kids in age-appropriate language and help give them a sense of control by involving them in getting ready for any approaching storms.
How to get mental health help in Central Florida
There are nationwide and local hotlines, support groups and other resources available to help people, even if they do not have mental health coverage with insurance. Here is a list of phone numbers, programs and groups available for the Central Florida area.
As first responder suicides rise, Florida task force calls for changes in training, help availability
The number of first responders committing suicide continues to rise, according to leaders of the first comprehensive statewide task force representing firefighters, EMS, law enforcement, corrections, training and behavioral health services across Florida.
Normalizing mental health: ‘I know there’s this whole, ‘Well, pick yourself up by your bootstraps’ mentality, but it’s very old school’
The smile on full display from Simone Biles said it all: The U.S. superstar stuck the landing on her balance beam routine, her face lit up, and all at once, she embodied pure joy, a seventh Olympic medal, and likely some relief, having the weight of the world off her back, at least for a few minutes.
Normalizing mental health: ‘If Simone Biles got coronavirus, this would be a completely different talk’
Therapy gave Danielle Gomez the tools she needed to navigate a particularly hard chapter in her life, after both of her parents were diagnosed with cancer within six months of one another; she suffered a miscarriage; and then got pregnant again.
Strug pushed through, Simone stood firm -- why is there any debate as to which is more heroic?
Even if you haven’t been watching the Olympic Games like a hawk, you’ve likely heard the biggest news of the week: Gymnast Simone Biles, who is widely regarded as the greatest of all time, withdrew from the women’s team contest after her first rotation on the vault Tuesday, and then pulled out from the individual all-around competition the following day.