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How to Survive the Holidays When Your Loved One Has a Mental Health Condition

Posted by: Guest Blogger Mara Briere, founder of Grow a Strong Family Inc.
Posted on: Monday, December 9th, 2019

Holidays and celebrations of all kinds are typical events that families participate in. Over the course of the average lifespan, there are rituals and expectations that are developed by each family and they often change over time. 

When a loved one has a mental health disorder, this can throw a curve ball at the established rituals that a family has. Just like cancer and diabetes can throw a curveball at family rituals, it is important to acknowledge that mental health conditions can do the same, and to identify some strategies for creating new rituals and expectations. 

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