9 Ways to Build Resiliency this Summer

9 Ways to Build Resiliency this Summer Summer is in full swing and many children, teens, and families enjoy leaving the structure of the school year behind them and leaping right into the fun and carefree days of Summer. For some, the change presents a challenge. Structure Feels Safe The wide-open space of Summer can [...]

By | 2017-08-29T21:32:00+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Wellness|0 Comments

Invisible Barriers Hold Kids Back

Invisible Barriers Hold Kids Back At Western Youth Services (WYS), we often talk about mental illness is an invisible barrier to success. Mental and behavioral health concerns are often the result of a child who has had one or more adverse experiences or trauma. The signs of trauma are not always visible, no bruises, welts, [...]

By | 2017-08-29T21:32:01+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Mental Health, Wellness|0 Comments