Family & Youth Institute LLC

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Overcome your life struggles with private counseling sessions at Family & Youth Institute, LLC. In business for 9 years, our center is an individual and family counseling agency with 10 licensed professionals specializing in working with adolescents, families who have loved ones caught up in the cycle of addiction, sexual abuse, adoption/foster care, marriage and family therapy, mental health, cou

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U.S. Suicide Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men 06/24/2021

U.S. Suicide Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men

Happy Thursday, from FYI!!
Today's Focus: Therapeutic Tips N Tools (Mental Health Education)

"U.S. Suicide Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men"-

"The number of people dying by suicide in the United States has risen by about 30 percent in the past two decades. And while the majority of suicide-related deaths today are among boys and men, a study published Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics finds that the number of girls and women taking their own lives is rising..."

*See the full Article from NPR at the link -
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/14/619338703/u-s-suicides-rates-are-rising-faster-among-women-than-men
Call Family And Youth Institute to talk to someone, or schedule an appointment with one of our therapists - (281) 748-0233

U.S. Suicide Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men You can help prevent suicide, researchers say, by knowing the signs and reaching out. More boys and men in the U.S. take their own lives than women and girls, but that difference has narrowed.

06/23/2021

Happy "Words of Wisdom" Wednesday,
from FYI!! This is my mantra for the rest of the week...

Happy "Words of Wisdom" Wednesday,
from FYI!! This is my mantra for the rest of the week...

Mental Health | CDC 06/22/2021

Mental Health | CDC

Blessings from the FYI team!
Today is "Teen Tuesday," and we want to focus on education.

The CDC reports -
"Poor Mental Health is a Growing Problem for Adolescents..
More than 1 in 3 high school students had experienced persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness in 2019, a 40 percent increase since 2009.
In 2019, approximately 1 in 6 youth reported making a suicide plan in the past year, a 44% increase since 2009..."

Click to learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/mental-health/index.htm
Call FYI to talk to a local professional - (281)748-0233

Mental Health | CDC Adolescence is a time for young people to have a healthy start in life. The number of adolescents reporting poor mental health is increasing. Building strong bonds and connecting to youth can protect their mental health. Schools and parents can create these protective relationships with students and...

06/21/2021

Happy Monday! FYI dedicates every Monday to Moms...
Here's to ya!!

Happy Monday! FYI dedicates every Monday to Moms...
Here's to ya!!

06/18/2021

Wishing everyone a safe and successful Saturday..
-FYI

Wishing everyone a safe and successful Saturday..
-FYI

06/17/2021

Happy Thursday! Today, FYI would like to share some "Tips and Tools" aka Education about Mental Illness and Mental Health..

"Looking after your mental health - your mood and emotional wellbeing - is every bit as important as taking care of yourself physically. Keeping the mind active and having strategies to cope during difficult times in your life can help you to feel more positive and make good decisions for the future..."
- From https://www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk/health-and-well-being/mental-health/

Happy Thursday! Today, FYI would like to share some "Tips and Tools" aka Education about Mental Illness and Mental Health..

"Looking after your mental health - your mood and emotional wellbeing - is every bit as important as taking care of yourself physically. Keeping the mind active and having strategies to cope during difficult times in your life can help you to feel more positive and make good decisions for the future..."
- From https://www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk/health-and-well-being/mental-health/

06/16/2021

Happy "Words of Wisdom" Wednesday, from FYI!

Happy "Words of Wisdom" Wednesday, from FYI!

Moms with Mental Health Conditions Share What Helps Them on Hard Days 06/14/2021

Moms with Mental Health Conditions Share What Helps Them on Hard Days

Welcome to "Mom's Monday," with FYI!

Today we share an article called, "Moms with Mental Health Conditions Share What Helps Them Manage" -
Click the link to find out the whole story..
https://www.healthline.com/health/parenting/moms-with-mental-health-conditions-share-what-helps-them-manage

Moms with Mental Health Conditions Share What Helps Them on Hard Days Navigating the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic is challenging for anyone. These moms share their experience and tips for dealing with hard days.

06/12/2021

HAPPY "SUCCESS SATURDAY," FROM THE FYI CREW!!
HAVE A BLESSED ONE...

HAPPY "SUCCESS SATURDAY," FROM THE FYI CREW!!
HAVE A BLESSED ONE...

06/11/2021

TGIF!! And Happy "Father's Friday," Family!!
Wishing everyone a safe and sound weekend....

TGIF!! And Happy "Father's Friday," Family!!
Wishing everyone a safe and sound weekend....

06/10/2021
Depression and Anxiety: How To Understand the Difference 06/10/2021

Depression and Anxiety: How To Understand the Difference

Blessings and Peace on this Thursday, from FYI!!

Here are some tips and tools for dealing with Depression and Anxiety, from HealthCentral.com -

"How Can I Cope With Depression and Anxiety?"

"Don’t go at it alone! A professional therapist can help formulate a plan to treat your anxiety and depression at the same time, with therapy, medication, or a combination of both. Resist the urge to withdraw from the world. Socializing with friends and family can lift your mood by taking you out of your own head for a while. Here, some other steps you can take to keep depression and anxiety from spiraling out of control..."
(go to the link to learn more * https://www.healthcentral.com/condition/depression-anxiety-link)

Call FYI to schedule an appointment with a professional therapist (281) 748-0233. We'd love to hear from you...

Depression and Anxiety: How To Understand the Difference Depression and anxiety often go hand in hand. Click here to learn the symptoms and coping options for both.

Adolescent mental health 06/08/2021

Adolescent mental health

Welcome to "Teen Tuesday," with FYI!

Today's Focus: Adolescent mental health
Key facts (from the W.H.O.):
-One in six people are aged 10-19 years.
-Mental health conditions account for 16% of the global burden of disease and injury in people aged 10-19 years.
-Half of all mental health conditions start by 14 years of age but most cases are undetected and untreated(1).
-Globally, depression is one of the leading causes of illness and disability among adolescents.
-Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15-19-year-olds.
-The consequences of not addressing adolescent mental health conditions extend to adulthood, impairing both physical and mental health and limiting opportunities to lead fulfilling lives as adults.
https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/adolescent-mental-health

Adolescent mental health Adolescence (10-19 years) is a unique and formative time. Multiple physical, emotional and social changes, including exposure to poverty, abuse, or violence, can make adolescents vulnerable to mental health problems. Promoting psychological well-being and protecting adolescents from adverse experien...

The Best and Worst Parts of Being a Mom with a Mental Illness 06/07/2021

The Best and Worst Parts of Being a Mom with a Mental Illness

BLESSINGS TO ALL, ON THIS MONDAY!
FYI DEDICATES MONDAYS TO MOMS, BECAUSE THEY ARE #1.
WE FOUND THIS WEB ARTICLE INTRIGUING...

"The Best and Worst Parts of Being a Mom with a Mental Illness:
Even the bad days are ones that we can learn from."

"Millions of Americans live with mental illness. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 5 adults has a mental health condition. That makes me 1 of over 46 million..."
https://www.healthline.com/health/parenting/the-best-and-worst-parts-of-being-a-mom-with-a-mental-illness

The Best and Worst Parts of Being a Mom with a Mental Illness I have held my children and hurt them. I’ve fulfilled their dreams and caused them to be disappointed. But it’s not all bad. In some ways, I am thankful for my mental illness because bipolar disorder and anxiety disorder have made me a better wife, friend, and mom.

06/04/2021

Happy Friday, Family!!
Today, FYI likes to shine the spotlight on all you great dads out there.. So, here's to ya'!!

Happy Friday, Family!!
Today, FYI likes to shine the spotlight on all you great dads out there.. So, here's to ya'!!

06/03/2021

Hope you have a fantastic Thursday, everyone!!!

Today's Focus: "Tips For Living With Anxiety" -
*Find out at WebMD when you click the link..*
https://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/anxiety-tips

Hope you have a fantastic Thursday, everyone!!!

Today's Focus: "Tips For Living With Anxiety" -
*Find out at WebMD when you click the link..*
https://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/anxiety-tips

06/02/2021

HAPPY WEDNESDAY, FAMILY!!

AND NOW... YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN...

HAPPY WEDNESDAY, FAMILY!!

AND NOW... YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN...

Bipolar Disorder (for Teens) - Nemours KidsHealth 06/01/2021

Bipolar Disorder (for Teens) - Nemours KidsHealth

Happy "TEEN TUESDAY," with FYI!

Today's Topic: Mental Health Education

Bipolar Disorder (For Teens) - What Is Bipolar Disorder?
"Bipolar disorder goes by many names: manic depression, manic-depressive disorder, manic-depressive illness, bipolar mood disorder, and bipolar affective disorder are medical terms for the same condition..."

*Click the link to learn more...
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/bipolar.html

Bipolar Disorder (for Teens) - Nemours KidsHealth Bipolar disorders are one of several medical conditions called depressive disorders that affect the way a person's brain functions. Find out more about bipolar disorder.

05/31/2021

Happy "MOM's MONDAY, with FYI!!

Education: "Women and Mental Health" -

"Mental disorders can affect women and men differently. Some disorders are more common in women such as depression and anxiety. There are also certain types of disorders that are unique to women. For example, some women may experience symptoms of mental disorders at times of hormone change, such as perinatal depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and perimenopause-related depression..."

*Learn more at the National Institute of Mental Health. [ web link: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/women-and-mental-health/ ] *Call FYI to schedule an appointment with a local professional. [ phone: (281) 748-0233 ]

Happy "MOM's MONDAY, with FYI!!

Education: "Women and Mental Health" -

"Mental disorders can affect women and men differently. Some disorders are more common in women such as depression and anxiety. There are also certain types of disorders that are unique to women. For example, some women may experience symptoms of mental disorders at times of hormone change, such as perinatal depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and perimenopause-related depression..."

*Learn more at the National Institute of Mental Health. [ web link: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/women-and-mental-health/ ] *Call FYI to schedule an appointment with a local professional. [ phone: (281) 748-0233 ]

05/30/2021

HAVE A BLESSED SATURDAY! :--)
-FYI

HAVE A BLESSED SATURDAY! :--)
-FYI

05/28/2021

Happy "Father's Friday," from the FYI team!!
This week's focus: Men's Mental Health Education -
"Men: Take Charge Of Your Health"
*..click the link to find out the details..*
https://health.gov/myhealthfinder/topics/doctor-visits/regular-checkups/men-take-charge-your-health

Happy "Father's Friday," from the FYI team!!
This week's focus: Men's Mental Health Education -
"Men: Take Charge Of Your Health"
*..click the link to find out the details..*
https://health.gov/myhealthfinder/topics/doctor-visits/regular-checkups/men-take-charge-your-health

Home 05/27/2021

Home

Happy Thursday, Everyone!
Today's Topic: Suicide Prevention/Education

"Suicide is a major public health concern. Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the United States. Based on recent nationwide surveys, suicide in some populations is on the rise."
- The National Institute of Mental Health

If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to anyone. All calls are confidential. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Call FYI, if you want to schedule an appointment, or to speak to someone locally - (281) 748-0233.

Home We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

05/26/2021

Happy "Words of Wisdom" Wednesday!!
- FYI

Happy "Words of Wisdom" Wednesday!!
- FYI

How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK? 05/25/2021

How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK?

Happy "Teen Tuesday," with FYI!!

How do you know if your teen is over-stressed, or even depressed?
Check out this article by The New York Times, "How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK?"
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/18/well/family/teenagers-pandemic.html?fbclid=IwAR0Ndfg7Ed6P-X9RgmBQzrd2SP2pSipOLfNwWQTRsRMxETA6Iy3vtbHsZZA
"In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant."

Call FYI, if you think you need some help... (281)748-0233

How Do I Know if My Teen Is OK? In the pandemic, many of the traditional measures that indicate a teen is thriving have been rendered irrelevant.

05/23/2021

HAPPY "SCRIPTURE SUNDAY," FROM FYI!!
TODAY'S MESSAGE = FREEDOM...

John 8:31-32 KJV
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed; and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

HAPPY "SCRIPTURE SUNDAY," FROM FYI!!
TODAY'S MESSAGE = FREEDOM...

John 8:31-32 KJV
Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed; and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

05/22/2021

EVERYONE, HAVE A HAPPY AND BLESSED "SUCCESS SATURDAY!!"

EVERYONE, HAVE A HAPPY AND BLESSED "SUCCESS SATURDAY!!"

Depression in Men, It's Not a Sign of Weakness, Learn More 05/21/2021

Depression in Men, It's Not a Sign of Weakness, Learn More

TGIF!!! and Happy "Father's Friday, from FYI!!
Many times, in the family dynamic, Dad is considered "The Rock." He is the cornerstone.. But the reality is that fathers suffer from depression and anxiety, too!

FYI found an awesome website called, "HeadsUpGuys." It's "For Men. About Men." I seriously urge everyone to check it out, especially you fathers out there. Click the link to learn about risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and more. Guys, it's time to look at the facts, and forget about the stigma...
https://headsupguys.org/mens-depression/

*Call FYI, if you want to talk to a therapist, or life-coach. It's time to start moving forward... (281) 748-0233

Depression in Men, It's Not a Sign of Weakness, Learn More There are many misconceptions about depression in men that make it difficult for guys to talk to others and take charge of their health.

05/20/2021

Happy Thursday! Blessings, family!!

Today's Topic: Mental Health Education

"Looking after your mental health - your mood and emotional well-being - is every bit as important as taking care of yourself physically...
Mental health conditions are very common. One in four adults will experience some kind of mental health problem over the course of a year, and for some people they can be long-term or recurring problems.
If you are worried about your mental health, there's nothing to be ashamed of..."

*Please, click the link to learn more..
https://www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk/health.../mental-health/

Happy Thursday! Blessings, family!!

Today's Topic: Mental Health Education

"Looking after your mental health - your mood and emotional well-being - is every bit as important as taking care of yourself physically...
Mental health conditions are very common. One in four adults will experience some kind of mental health problem over the course of a year, and for some people they can be long-term or recurring problems.
If you are worried about your mental health, there's nothing to be ashamed of..."

*Please, click the link to learn more..
https://www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk/health.../mental-health/

05/19/2021

Good morning, and Happy Wednesday!!
Here are some "Words of Wisdom" to fuel you through the rest of the week...

Good morning, and Happy Wednesday!!
Here are some "Words of Wisdom" to fuel you through the rest of the week...

05/18/2021

Welcome to FYI's TEEN TUESDAY!!

Today's Topic: "What is Cutting?"
"Cutting is a way some people try to cope with the pain of strong emotions, intense pressure, or upsetting relationship problems. They may be dealing with feelings that seem too difficult to bear or bad situations they think can't change."

Learn more about Teen Cutting and read about Teens who have overcome this disorder at these links:
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/cutting.html?WT.ac=ctg https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/about-cutting.html?WT.ac=t-ra

Welcome to FYI's TEEN TUESDAY!!

Today's Topic: "What is Cutting?"
"Cutting is a way some people try to cope with the pain of strong emotions, intense pressure, or upsetting relationship problems. They may be dealing with feelings that seem too difficult to bear or bad situations they think can't change."

Learn more about Teen Cutting and read about Teens who have overcome this disorder at these links:
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/cutting.html?WT.ac=ctg https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/about-cutting.html?WT.ac=t-ra

Mom’s Mental Health Initiative 05/17/2021

Mom’s Mental Health Initiative

Happy Monday, and welcome to another "Mom's Monday" with FYI!!

Mothers mental health is a subject that must be addressed:
Did you know?...

"1 in 7 women get postpartum depression or another maternal mental health disorder. In low socioeconomic communities, the number rises to 1 in 4."
https://momsmentalhealthmke.org/

Mom’s Mental Health Initiative Welcome to Moms Mental Health Initiative. If you’re a mom suffering from anxiety and/or depression during pregnancy or after childbirth, you're not alone. Our mission is to help moms navigate maternal…

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Family & Youth Institute, LLC is devoted to helping people live the best life possible. Our therapists seek out creative solutions to address client needs. Because it is our mission to offer services to people form all walks of life, we provide a variety of payment options, including private pay, in network and out of network insurance, and sliding scale (Proof of income is required). Our student counseling interns also provide free counseling to qualified clients (limited appointments available).

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