Responding to Self-Injurious Behaviors in Youth

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ntentional self-injurious behaviors by young people naturally create panic and dismay among parents and professionals wanting to help stop these behaviors and find solutions. As a clinical therapist in a residential treatment facility working almost exclusively with adolescents for the past eight years, I have noticed an alarming rise in the number of youth who…

Youth, Suicide and How You Can Help

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]early everyone has been affected by suicide, and while it is a tragedy that certainly needs to be addressed, Greg Adams, licensed clinical social worker and program coordinator for the Center for Good Mourning and Bereavement at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, wants to be certain the topic is addressed properly. “Certainly and unfortunately the rate of…

Out of the Darkness

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]uicide prevention became a topic of discussion when Gov. Asa Hutchinson formed the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council. Since then, local media have addressed the topic and a number of rallies have been held, and our company has chosen to address the topic as well. While suicide is difficult to discuss, it’s a subject that must…

Not All Vodkas Are Created Equal

Rock Town Distillery puts Little Rock on the vodka map with its top-of-the-line offerings. [dropcap]S[/dropcap]even years ago when Phil Brandon started distilling vodka at his downtown Little Rock warehouse, he knew he wanted to make his vodka special. Not only has Rock Town Vodka become his number one seller, but it has evolved and the…