What About The Children?

What About The Children?

By: Dr. Ronda Fuchs, Psy.D, Accredited Collaborative Family Law Facilitator ronda.fuchs@gmail.com Divorce is a “death,” a “loss” not only for the parents but for the children as well. Each will experience the grief process in a different way, and the children are the...
Unaccompanied Children

Unaccompanied Children

Jennifer Anzardo Valdes, Esq. Children’s Legal Program, janzardo@aijustice.org Elizabeth Anon, Esq. His House Children’s Home, lanon@hhch.org Unaccompanied children are undocumented immigrant children under the age of 18 who lack lawful status in the United States and...

Effects of Substance Use Disorder

The ways in which parental substance and alcohol use disorder affect children are sometimes dramatic, sometimes subtle; sometimes instantaneous, sometimes chronic; sometimes they can be overcome, sometimes they are forever, but they are always powerful and enduring in the memories of children.

It’s OK not to be OK: Mental Illness Can Affect Anyone

It’s OK not to be OK: Mental Illness Can Affect Anyone

Hot Topics It’s OK not to be OK: Mental Illness Can Affect Anyone Edgar N. Arbaje, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologiste.arbaje.aps@gmail.com Introduction: Who is Affected by Mental Illness? Mental illness can affect all people from all walks of life. It can affect you, me,...