May is Mental Health Awareness month and this month we hope this blog will encourage you to Be A Light...
When I first heard the name “Rise Counseling & Diagnostics” my mind immediately went to a song, “Rise Up” by Andra Day. For some reason, my mental health journey has always been directly connected to music.
Is your child having a hard time finding a way to calm down their emotions? Mindful breathing can help. This video walks you through a way to do mindful breathing with your child.
November is National Adoption Month, so we couldn’t think of a more perfect book than “Tell Me Again About the Night I was Born.” Curl up with your loved ones and enjoy this beautiful story!
Getting your child set up on a 504 plan can seem like a big struggle. The good news is you don't have to do it on your own. The school is there to help partner with you to accomplish this goal.
Sometimes if I close my eyes, take a deep breath and really focus, I can find it. That very vivid mental image of myself staring in the mirror back in the spring of 2017. If I concentrate hard enough, I can almost place myself right back in that spot. The rush of a thousand different feelings, most of them dark, flood over me. I am a 21-year-old college student, and I’m supposed to be “living my best life,” as we said back then.
In March, Arkansas families experienced major disruption as schools were forced to close in response to Covid-19. Parents and guardians grumbled and moaned as work and home lives were transitioned to accommodate virtual learning. We told ourselves that if we could just make it until May, the pandemic would be over, and school would return to normal in the fall.