Posts by MSPC

Why Spring is the Season of Hope

Why Spring Is the Season of Hope   Hope springs eternal. Spring and hope are intertwined in the mind, body, and soul. In spring, nature conspires with biology and psychology to spark the basic needs that underlie hope: attachment, mastery, survival, and spirituality. It is true that hope does not melt away in the summer; […]

Hope for the Holidays

    Hope For The Holidays For some people the “most wonderful time of the year” can feel like the worst. You might be grieving the recent loss of a loved one, spending the special days far from family and friends, stressed over money, and the list goes on. Although the holidays can be difficult, […]

How to talk to a child about a suicide attempt in the family

How to talk to a child about a suicide attempt in the family.

A Guide to Suicide Prevention at Home

If your family member is experiencing a mental health problem or life crisis, these simple steps can help protect your family and possible save a life. STORE FIREARMS OFFSITE Ask a trusted friend or family member to keep them temporarily until the situation improves. If you can’t store the firearms away from the home, store […]

How to Help Someone Going Through a Tough Time

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Associate Editor ~ 3 min read When someone is struggling, we might be at a loss for how to help. We want to reach out. But we’re worried we’ll do or say the wrong thing. So we don’t do anything. Or maybe we have a track record of saying or doing […]