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Rewards, Consequences, Punishment…What’s the Best Way to Parent Teens and College Kids?

A simpler what to think of this post is “How to Change Behavior.” That’s really the primary function of a reward or consequence. There are more books on how to change kids’ behavior than just about any other topic. Ironically (or sadly), they all say the same thing. Punishment does not work; rewards work consequences […]

Don’t Think Pain Meds and Heroin is Really a Big Deal? Check Out What the Surgeon General Just Did…

Surgeon General Writes to Every Doctor in U.S. About Opioid Epidemic Opioid abuse is not like other problems. With very little use, pain meds and heroin can quickly become an addiction. This addiction has unusual drug dealers. Some are intentional (Big Pharma like Purdue Pharma, Cephalon, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Endo Health Solutions and Actavis) that exploit […]

Insider’s Guide: Top 5 Things for Your College Student Transitioning to Fall Semester

Most of the students with whom I work have depression, anxiety and mild substance abuse. One of the easiest, cheapest and most effective tools for combating these struggles in college is detailed planning. Below, I’ve outlined the Top 5 things I tell every student to implement as they are showing up for Fall semester. Syllabi Dates. Encourage […]

The Menninger Clinic Video

  Here is a short promo video from the Menninger Clinic in Texas. They are an inpatient psychiatric hospital that specializes in treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders. Learn more at http://www.menningerclinic.com/

How to Lose a Fortune: The Stroh Family Tale

I posted the article below to highlight a typical evolution within family wealth. It’s part cautionary tale and part voyeuristic experience for those of us that will never be billionaires. It’s a tale of rise and greed and fall. The important lesson here is that the tale of this once prominent family doesn’t end just […]

Fonthill Expands into Washington DC!

Fonthill is pleased to announce the addition of our new locations in Arlington, VA and Washington, DC. Our new offices provide Case Management, Educational Consulting and Wraparound services to individuals and families throughout the Northern Virginia – DC Metro areas struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse and mental health issues.  The Arlington office is located at 2001 […]