There is probably nothing more painful for a parent than to see their child suffer. Yet, due to mental health issues, substance abuse problems, a family member’s poor choices, a health crisis or more, families are regularly faced with how to cope through something very difficult. There’s an old saying that, What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It may sound wise but sometimes tragedies do “kill us”, breaking us down, tearing families apart and altering the trajectory of their lives. Learn about factors that create resilience. Family systems theory and other mental health models help us develop a cognitive map in working our way through troubled times.
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