How Healthy is My Family?

Let's face it, no family is perfect.

For many of us, families can represent a source of support and unconditional love. For others, the family experience may be unhealthy or dysfunctional where relationships or communication may be impaired and family members are
unable to attain closeness and self-expression.

The attached February Whale Watch student newsletter lists characteristics of a dysfunctional family, the impact of growing up in a dysfunctional family system, and steps to overcome the negative Impacts of a dysfunctional family system.

Need to Talk?

The Center for Student Wellness and Counseling Services provides free and confidential direct individual counseling and psychiatric services for a variety of concerns including, stress, burnout, time management, relationship problems, anxiety, depression and other matters related to a student’s overall mental well-being. We are committed to helping students connect to a variety of support options that will meet your particular needs.

Located in Suite A-200 near the library
330.325.6757 | |

National and Local Crisis Resources:

(Local) Coleman Professional Services 330.296.3555

National Suicide Hotline 800.273.8255

Crisis Text Line 741-741

-Submitted by Dana Whittlesey

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