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The Dangers of Teen Marijuana Abuse

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Teen Cannabis Use Can Have Serious Effects. Learn About Teen Marijuana Abuse and Risks. It is very hard to be a parent of teens in any era, much less modern times. But one constant problem has seemed to persist for decades—teens and marijuana…
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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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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Treatment Plan for Teens (ODD Teenager)

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When Does Teenage Disobedience Become ODD? Oppositional defiant disorder is teen behavior problem. ODD is quite a common mental health disorder in children and teens. The patterns of ODD are often seen in early childhood first. Even kids as…
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Los Angeles Psychiatric Residential Treatment Teens

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No one wants to see their teen move forward toward a successful, fulfilling life more than his or her own family. Parents and siblings may have watched the teen grow from a child, full of promise and enthusiasm for life, into an adolescent where…
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Suicidal Signs in Teens

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One of the more alarming societal trends in recent years is the escalation in the rates of suicide among teens. In fact, teen suicide has increased by over 30% in individuals ages 15-19 since 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control.…
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Teenage Depression and Self Harm

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Parents of teens who engage in self-harming behaviors usually had no clue that it was going on. Teens who do self-harm are usually discreet about these practices, hiding the signs of self-injury under long sleeve shirts and pants. But many parents…
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Teenage Psychiatric Evaluation and Stabilization

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There are abundant reasons why a teenager might seem to be in the throes of emotional distress. These tumultuous years are, at the least, marked by moodiness and drama, and by depression and social anxiety at the more serious end. Hormonal fluctuations,…
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Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization

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With teens, who by nature are moody and unpredictable, it is sometimes difficult to read their emotional state correctly.  There is a vast difference between an adolescent who is in a foul mood, sad about a specific social incident, or nervous…
Adolescent Psychiatric Residential Treatment Centers California

Adolescent Psychiatric Residential Treatment Centers California

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Teens are notoriously bent toward drama. Life’s ups and downs are expressed in bursts of intense emotion. But when a teen struggles in daily life, or in the social realm, it may be time to seek help. A school counselor or a private practice…
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Marijuana Causing Psychosis in Teens

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Reefer Madness, that infamous cult film of the 1930s that uses over-the-top effects to warn parents of the harmful effects of marijuana, may have been on the right track after all. Mounting evidence points to some deeply concerning recent revelations…