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Community Violence

  • 2 min read

“Despite being home to 8.5 per cent of the world’s population, the Caribbean region disproportionately experiences about 27 per cent of the world’s homicides.” (Barbados Advocate, 2020) With routine reports of daily homicides; familiar announcements of aggravated sexual assaults; and the everyday danger of robberies—the people of Trinidad and Tobago… 

How to Apologize

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Words or actions borne out of heightened anger can be a dangerous thing. When the waves of anger or frustration recede, many of us realize that our words or actions may have caused more harm than good. If you find yourself in a situation like this, using the aeon-old technique… 

Teenage Romantic Relationships

  • 2 min read

As parents, guiding our children through adolescence and maturity can be quite a challenge. Teens or teenagers tend to be very private about their life as they approach this period. However, building a trusting relationship between you and your child while playing an active role in their love life is… 

Suicide & Suicidial Ideation in Children and Young Adults

  • 4 min read

Life is full of challenges and feelings of loneliness, sadness, or hopelessness, and experiences with stress, frustration, and anxiety are inescapable.  However, no matter how difficult our situations may appear to be, suicide should never be the answer.  So, remember to talk to someone, find healthy coping solutions to life challenges, practice journaling, and if it’s all too much for you to handle, seek profess