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Explore insightful perspectives on wilderness therapy from a mother and therapist. Delve into the transformative potential and compassionate aspects of this treatment approach.

By Cori Wright on June 24, 2024

Mental health inclusion is an essential part of creating inclusive communities where everyone is valued. Our blog describes effective practices for inclusion.

By OPLM on June 12, 2024

Join Carrie’s journey of finding inner peace amidst chaos. Discover how she navigated challenges with hope and resilience, inspiring others along the way.

By Carrie McLaughlin on May 31, 2024

Finding peace in chaos can seem like an impossible task, but with intentional practice, you can develop a sense of resilience and inner peace.

By OPLM on May 13, 2024

Learning about the brain deepened my understanding, empathy, and acceptance during my son’s addiction recovery journey, guiding me with renewed purpose and support.

By York Ast on April 16, 2024

Rebuilding trust can be difficult as your child navigates their recovery journey. But there is hope that you can begin again with a mutually trusting relationship.

By OPLM on April 8, 2024

Personal growth is a journey, not a destination. Self-development goals are part of the roadmap to a healthy happy family goal.

By Casie Fariello on March 21, 2024

Discover the myriad benefits of practicing gratitude for mental, emotional, and physical well-being, impacting the whole family.

By OPLM on March 5, 2024

Peer Parent Marcie has learned that healthy communication is the key to family wellness. Dr. Becky Kennedy’s strategy of repair can lead to stronger relationships.

By Marcie Steinberg on February 19, 2024

You can foster and build resilience through family bonding experiences. Clear communication and quality time are two ways to get started.

By OPLM on February 5, 2024

Discover effective strategies for promoting healthy co-parenting and crafting plans that prioritize children’s well-being, shared by peer parent Andy.

By Andy Goldstrom on January 22, 2024

For parents of young adults with mental health issues it’s critical to find the right support community and resources. When parents are supported, they can help their young adults.

By OPLM on January 8, 2024

Family dynamics change when children enter the teen years, but connection is more important than ever. Learn some new tips and tricks for the holidays!

By OPLM on December 15, 2023

When our children struggle, practicing gratitude may seem like the furthest thing from our minds. But gratitude helped this mom face life’s challenges with clarity.

By Sherine Zaky Johnson on December 5, 2023

The magic of co-regulating with our kids happens when parents share their calm with a dysregulated child.

By Beth Syverson on November 13, 2023

Autism parent support groups end isolation for parents of autistic children. They provide understanding and support, as well as important connections to tools and resources.

By OPLM on November 1, 2023

Peer Parent Teri’s son is her greatest teacher. She will continue to choose hope for him as he journeys along the recovery path.

By Teri Tollenaere on October 16, 2023

Balancing mental health and parenting responsibilities is possible and important. Addressing our needs as parents means better supporting our children.

By OPLM on October 2, 2023

Finding community with OPLM was my saving grace when my son was struggling. I feared judgment but I found acceptance instead. I knew I was no longer alone.

By Amber Nurmi on September 18, 2023

Parents helping parents can lead to families more effectively navigating the recovery journey. Find out how parent-led support groups can make all the difference.

By OPLM on September 5, 2023

Parenthood is a beautiful and rewarding journey, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges. As parents, our primary concern is the well-being of our children, and when they face difficulties, we often experience a whirlwind of emotions – pain, fear, and stigma.

By Casie Fariello on August 15, 2023

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