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What to Do When Your Teen Says, “I Don’t Fit In”

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Your teenage son or daughter may struggle socially, and complains, “I don’t fit it.” If your teen is have problems making or keeping friends, there is help available. The teen years are a time when social and relationship skills are…
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Boot Camp for Troubled Teens

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Can Boot Camp Help Troubled Teens Get Back on Track? Most of us recall the horror stories about militant boot camps for teens back in the 90s. The kids were abused and punished while living in awful conditions, all in the name of building character.…
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Common Mental Health Problems in Teens and Ways to Help Them

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What Mental Health Issues Affect Teenagers? Anxiety and depression continue to be the most common mental health problems in teens. Learn about the symptoms of these mental health disorders and how to get help for your teen. Teens are surely…
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Borderline Personality Disorder in Teens

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Can a Teenager Have Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) in teens is a complex mental health challenge that requires a multi-pronged treatment approach. Teens who struggle with BPD find themselves dealing…
What Are The Signs of ADD in a Teenager

What are the Signs of ADD in a Teenager?

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What is ADD Like For Teens? If your teen appears to lack focus, seems easily distracted, and struggles with school they may have a disorder called ADHD. Keep reading to learn what the signs of ADD in a teenager look like. Teens with attention…
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Youth Mental Health Crisis Further Exposed by COVID-19 Pandemic

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Over the last two years we have witnessed a teen mental health crisis. Learn about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on teens. There is no doubt that the pandemic has taken a heavy toll on our youth. Just last month the Surgeon General,…
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How Relational Trauma Effects Teen Mental Health

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The Impact of Relational & Childhood Trauma Relational trauma is a type of trauma that relates to emotional damage done within a trusted relationship. Learn how relational trauma impacts a teenager’s mental health. The term “relational…
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Adderall Side Effects in Teens

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What Does Adderall Do To A Teenager? Learn about the Adderall side effects in teens, and how to recognize addiction to prescription stimulants. If you’re the parent of a teen you are likely aware of the common abuse of the prescription…
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When a Depressed Teenager Won’t Get Out of Bed

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Your Depressed Teenager Won’t Get Out of Bed. Now What? It is hard for a parent to admit that something is not right with their child. Sure, when the teen years hit it is very common to notice an increase in moodiness and drama. But when…
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What to Do About Teenage Cell Phone Addiction

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Teenage cell phone addiction disrupts family time, social time, and study time. For a teen, having a cell phone is like being a kid in a candy store. With app stores offering a never-ending array of options, it is easy to see how teens get…