young adults

Suicide is NOT Painless

By Karen James, LCSW-C Suicide is a disaster. Certainly for the survivors and often for our memories of the person we lose. Robin Williams’ death ended a brilliant gift, left a grieving family, and affected the nation. Tributes, memories and discussions were everywhere—in the media and in personal discussions. He was a larger-than-life figure and …

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Struggles of the Millennial Generation

By Rosa Perez, LGSW Millennials – the children born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s.  You may recognize many of them as your technology-devoted children, grandchildren, students, partners, and co-workers.  Millennials, however, are much more than the technology they love. They are a generation finding themselves feeling stuck between their dreams for creating …

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Do What You Love – As Long As It Pays The Bills

By Ronnie Green, Career Coach Summer is finally here and graduation celebrations are a treasured memory.  Hopefully, you are out and enjoying the special moments of summer; maybe relaxing by the pool (I’m writing this blog at the beach). For recent high school graduates and their parents, this can be a difficult time.  Parents may be worried about how they will pay for their child’s tuition.  …

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Millennials and Gen-Xers! Your greatest resource may not be your cellphone, it may be each other

By Serena Shapero At some point in our lives, we’ve all felt judged or disconnected from one another. In having eye-opening conversations with Millennials and Gen-Xers, as a Millennial myself, I see that there is ample wisdom we have to offer each other — especially if we can take off our headphones for 5 minutes …

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The Mask of Hunger: Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

By Debra K. Waranch, LCSW-C Judaism teaches that our bodies are God given, and that they need care and nurturing.  It is against Jewish values to abuse, change, harm, or mutilate our bodies in any way, and yet Jewish families are increasingly struggling with eating disorders.  What is causing our daughters, sisters, wives, brothers and …

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