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Silver Hill began this blog to share our expertise and begin a dialogue with the public about mental illness. It is our hope that this will help to demystify and destigmatize a disease that has been shrouded in misperceptions, confusion and often incorrect information. We cover a range of topics, from suicide to addiction to gardening, and the importance of nutrition in caring for the brain. 

 

We hope you will submit questions and comments so we can further explain an illness that affects one in four Americans. If there are any other topics you would like covered, please send them along too.

 

We hope you will find this helpful, and look forward to hearing from you.

 

  
Alcohol Awareness Month: Preventing Teen Alcohol Use
Every April the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery.”
Posted: 4/10/2017 7:40:53 AM by Silver Hill Admin | with 0 comments

 

  
Sending Your Child to College While in Recovery from an Eating Disorder
Most college students are excited to start a new year on campus with friends, while parents try not to shed tears as they watch their babies turn into adults before their eyes. Although college is portrayed in the movies as non-stop fun and excitement, that is not the case for everyone; especially for the 25% of U.S. college students who struggle with eating disorders. 
Posted: 8/15/2016 7:54:55 AM by Silver Hill Admin | with 0 comments

 

  
Advice for Parents on Managing the Dreaded College Rejection Letter
As time goes by, things get harder and harder for teens.  Slogging through junior year, SATs, and college applications are all a prelude to the inevitable worry about college acceptance. 
Posted: 1/5/2016 8:52:23 AM by Silver Hill Admin | with 0 comments

 

  
Preparing Teens for College - Tips for Parents
Summer vacation is just beginning, but before you know it, it will be time for many teens to start a whole new chapter in their lives and leave home to begin their freshman year of college. A certain amount of stress and anxiety is bound to come with the transition to independence no matter how excited a kid is to leave the nest. 
Posted: 8/10/2015 8:06:12 AM by Silver Hill Admin | with 0 comments

 

  
Home for the Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching and many parents are eager to have their children home from college, but the son or daughter they dropped off in August may not seem like the same one that returns for the holiday season.

Posted: 11/23/2014 10:58:48 AM by Silver Hill Admin | with 0 comments

 

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