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Teenage Issues Today and Mental Health

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Oh the teen years! While they have always been a challenge to parents, teen issues are much more intense these days. Gen Z, the current crop of teens, is grappling with a quickly shifting culture. Tech advances happen at lightning speed and…
Teen Stressed

Residential Treatment versus 5150 for Minors (5585 Involuntary Hold)

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Compared to a 5150, Treatment is a Better Option for Teens For some kids, the teen years can be really rough. Many teens are under immense burdens of stress in school. This has been one of the factors cited in recent years for increased mental…
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TMS For Teens With Depression

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Get to Know the Signs of Teen Depression and Drug-Free Treatment For It When your teen son or daughter is going through a rough patch they may begin to display signs of depression. This is a common mood disorder among the teen age group.…
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Residential Mental Health Programs for Troubled Teens

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Parenting a troubled teen is a challenge no one would ever ask for. Surely, the typical teen presents plenty of challenges to his or her parents, that’s a given. But when a teen’s behavior becomes so disruptive that it impacts the entire…
depression test for teens

Depression Test for Teens

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As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about in 2020, early data now reveals mounting teen mental health concerns. Teen depression was on the rise before Covid-19 hit. Now with increased teen depression rates the focus on suicide prevention…
therapeutic boarding schools in california

Residential Therapeutic Boarding Schools in California

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When behavior problems or mental health issues interfere with a teen’s academic progress they may benefit from a residential therapeutic boarding school. These are specialized programs that help adolescents better manage their emotional challenges…
How to Help a Teenager With Low Self Esteem

How to Help a Teenager With Low Self Esteem

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As adults, we have enough miles on our tires to realize the importance of having a healthy self-esteem. We know that to succeed in our careers, or any endeavor we care about, we need a positive sense of self-worth that will fuel our efforts.…
Teen Internet Addiction

Teen Internet Addiction Treatment

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Anything done to excess can develop into an addiction. Behavioral addictions, such as gambling, shopping, video gaming, and pornography, can hold just as powerful a grip on the victims as drugs or alcohol. Smartphone or Internet addiction is…
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Severe Mood Swings and Mood Disorders in Teenagers (Girls and Boys)

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Parents can be flabbergasted when their once happy-go-lucky child morphs into a teenager who is suddenly riddled with extreme moodiness. The mood swings seem to appear out of nowhere, leaving parents at a loss as to how to manage this new version…
Violent Video Games Effects on Teens

Violent Video Games Effects on Teens

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In the wake of a spate of new mass shootings, our nation is mystified as to why these (mostly) young male shooters are triggered to inflict such carnage on humanity. Discussion centers around mental illness, political motivations, and the availability…