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The Ultimate Holiday Gift: Self-Care and Self-Compassion During the Holiday Season

It seems like every year the holiday season is thrust upon us, only to take over our everyday lives even before the current season has…

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Off the Record:  Self-Compassion

With the New Year underway, many of us – teens and parents included – struggle to adapt back to the daily grind of school or…

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The portrayal of mental health in the media and wider world has never been favorable, but in recent years the connotations surrounding our community have…

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SafeSpace Spotlights: April 2018

Connecting The Community SafeSpace Youth Advisory Board Update As the SafeSpace Youth Advisory Board enters its second year, we are so proud of our young…

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SafeSpace Spotlights: February 2018

SafeSpace in Local Middle Schools Our high school youth advisory board is working with the SafeSpace Managing Director, Lesley Martin, to help deliver mental health…

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Teen Mental Health Tips

Getting the proper rest: Limit screen time by placing phones and computers in a separate room at a designated time, minimize stimulating activities before bed,…

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Secondary Traumatic Stress

What is Secondary Traumatic Stress? Compassion fatigue, or secondary traumatic stress disorder, is a natural but disruptive by-product of working with traumatized clients. It is…

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SafeSpace Spotlights: February 2019

SafeSpace Winter Events Child, Disrupted Documentary Screening Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7–8:15 PM PST Menlo-Atherton High School Performing Arts Center 555 Middlefield Road Atherton, CA…

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Comorbidity: Substance Use Disorders and Other Mental Illnesses

What is comorbidity? Comorbidity describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one…

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Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

What is drug addiction? Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by compulsive, or uncontrollable, drug seeking and use despite harmful consequences and changes in…

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