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How Poetry Can Help People with Dementia

For 20 minutes, silence blankets the room, punctuated only by the soft breathing of two women who are seated, facing one another. The eldest of the two struggles to speak—she has dementia and talki…

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Poem of the Month: Fishing With My Father

by Perie Longo, PhD, LMFT, Contributor to Writing & Poetry Therapy on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Susan de Wardt: Celebrate Father's Day by sharing family experiences with your fath…

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If someone wants to commit suicide,, they will do it... No helpline will save them.... You hav…

Interesting conclusions by the author and equally interesting comments here. Thanks to all.

We have a suicide prevention line (run by volunteers) in Belgium, but I'm afraid I don't know the nu…