grief

How to Help Your Child Cope with Grief This Holiday Season

By Kami Tran, LPC, RPT, NCC Pediatrics Plus Counseling & Diagnostics Grief is personal and affects everyone differently. For the child and adolescent population, grief is often complex to identify. Common symptoms include sadness, anger, numbness, irritability, defiance, mood irregularity, depression and anxiety. For parents, the first step in helping your child overcome grief is…

BridgeWay

Faces of Arkansas: The BridgeWay

The Face Of Mental Health The BridgeWay Sherrie James   Mental health care may not be the most exhilarating topic, but its practitioners are critical for caring for those experiencing serious, life-changing illnesses. In Arkansas, the field’s top facility is The BridgeWay, a 127-bed, freestanding behavioral acute care hospital offering specialized, tailored programming to all…

Shepherd

Shepherd to the The Lambs

by Dwain Hebda | Photography by Jamison Mosley Rev. Jay Clark stood in the Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church pulpit and scanned a sea of grief-stricken faces gathered to mourn a young member of the congregation who took his own life. It was a human landscape he’d surveyed before, made up of the people left behind struggling…