Mental Health

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Tips for Leaving Work Stresses at Work

Do you bring the anxiety of work home with you?  Sometimes it feels like it’s impossible to let go of job related stress.  Here are tips parents have shared about how they let go of work-related negativity. 




How to Handle Holiday Stress

Christmas can bring more than presents, cookies and Santa Claus. With it can come stress, worry and anxiousness.  It's easy to get overwhelmed by the Holiday buzz and feel like yourself spinning out of control.




Resources for Parents Under Stress

Parenting can be hard, especially with a limited support system. PSP can help, by providing a community of neighbors who’ve been there and done that.  Still, sometimes you need more than like-minded fellow parents.  Many of us have times when we need professional assistance, for the good of our whole families.  If you are feeling like you need professional help, here are some resources to turn to...




Wisdom/support for serious marital rough patch

Advice from PSP members about dealing with rough patches in a marriage/ partnership.



Help, Resources, and Advice for Stressed Out Parents and Post Partum Depression (PPD)

If you are feeling stressed out and feeling alone? Do you find youself wondering if you could have post partum depression (PPD)? Here are a list of warning signs from the Post Partum Depression Center, as well as links to personal experiences and stories from local parents about how they deal with feelings of stress and depression.




PSP Members Advice about Post Partum Depression

PSP members share their personal experiencs with PPD in response to one memberr's cry for help on the Yahoo Advice List.