Digging Deep Blog
Choosing to seek mental health support for your child is challenging. But once a child is in therapy, it seems to help not only the child’s mental health, but the well-being of parents as well.
By putting observations, experiences and feelings in writing, young people can take control of these emotions while releasing some of their negative power through the process of expression.
Sometimes being surrounded by people who want to help or fix or cure them can leave a medically complex young adult feeling like they don’t have much to contribute.
At age 16, a mountain bike crash left Dante Calcagno paralyzed. Here is how he used photography to propel his path to recovery.
Colette Case, one of the pioneers of Child Life care, explains how child life specialists are constantly expanding their roles to accommodate the needs of the most medically fragile children.
Child Life Specialists make sure that gains in the physical side for a child facing health challenges and hospitalization do not have to come at the expense of the emotional side.
The Four Agreements are a concise list of things that, when put into practice, can help to bring peace and happiness to your life. Easy, right? Let’s break it down.
Kids aren’t born with an understanding of what emotions mean – they’re as much at the mercy of their joy and anger and sadness as you are.
Make space for your child to be heard and respected in their push and pull with emotions.
At Digging Deep, we see unlimited potential for serious games to help teens work through the emotional challenges that invariably hit them when facing a significant health issue, whether this be due to physical or mental health.