Consuelo J. Underwood’s exhibition integrates WIR power wands

Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) has partnered with 108 Contemporary and artist Consuelo J. Underwood creating “power wands” for her upcoming exhibition “Thread Songs from the Borderlands: A New Borderline.” Underwood’s artistic theme of Borderlands and border issues draws an exact connection to the mission of WIR. WIR began as a response to the fact that…

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What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide

This article originally appeared on Child Mind Institute website. Reprinted with permission. What do you do when you’re worried that a child might be feeling suicidal? First and foremost, it’s important that you talk to him about your concerns in a calm, non-accusatory manner. Sometimes when parents are very worried, they end up saying, “Don’t…

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When Teens Come Home From College

This article first appeared in Tulsa Kids Magazine. Q: My 18-year-old daughter has been exposed to the freedom that college living allows. She didn’t come home for fall break, and we all took a vacation away from home over winter break. She is coming home for spring break. It feels like now it’s time to…

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