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Resources for Safety during COVID-19

April 27, 2020

Staying at home can put others in different situations, in more danger -- such as being a victim of domestic violence.

3 Things to Do When Supporting Someone in Recovery

April 24, 2020

By Katherine Butler, Substance Use Supervisor As much as we sometimes might want to, we can't help...

Techniques to Combat Anxiety

April 21, 2020

We are currently experiencing a troubling and uncertain time. In order to come out of this stronger, we need to figure out ways to cope with our anxiety and stress efficiently.

Combating Vicarious Trauma

April 15, 2020

Vicarious trauma (VT) is the emotional residue of exposure that helpers have from working with people as they hear their trauma stories and become witnesses to the pain, fear, and terror that trauma survivors have endured

When a child tells you they have been abused...

April 10, 2020

It takes a huge amount of courage and trust for a child to disclose abuse. It is vital that we believe and support these most vulnerable among us.

Hospital Response Volunteer Supports Survivors in Central Indiana

April 2, 2020

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and Families First is grateful for all the volunteers who work...

How I’m handling social distancing, working from home, and being a Mom.

March 31, 2020

Author: Rene Elsbury; Home Based TherapistWhen strangers hear that I’m a therapist I often get smart...

Aly's Story

March 30, 2020

TW: depressionWorld Bipolar Day is a worldwide awareness initiative observed every year on March 30....

50 Family Activities That Don't Involve Screens

March 18, 2020

The stress caused by the recent virus outbreak can be overwhelming, trying to plan a day (or even weeks)...