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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…
How to Deal with a Teenager That Doesn't Care

How to Deal with a Teenager That Doesn’t Care

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A blank stare, a dismissive look says it all. Your teen just doesn’t care. Nothing you say sinks in and nothing you do sparks any change. Is it defiance, or is it depression? Many parents may wonder how to deal with a teenager that doesn't…
Where Can I Send My Out of Control Teenager

Where Can I Send My Out of Control Teenager?

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Learn About Dealing with an Out of Control Teen Parents at the end of their rope may throw up their hands in utter defeat. Their teen is out of control and nothing the parents do seem to change that. Maybe the teen is defying all the rules…
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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…
Teenage Anger and Depression

Teenage Anger and Depression

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Because parents have a deep love for their children, it is difficult to acknowledge signs that something is not right with their teenager. Falling back on memories of their own angst-ridden adolescence to explain troubling moods and behaviors…
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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…
isolation in teens during the coronavirus

Help for Feelings of Isolation in Teens During the Coronavirus with These 5 Tips

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Teens were already feeling lonely before we even had to lockdown in our homes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Teen rates of anxiety and depression had been steadily climbing for years, and a major driver of these mental health conditions was…
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…
Panic Disorder in Teenagers

Panic Disorder in Teenagers

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Everyone has experienced that rush of adrenaline that accompanies a situation that evokes feelings of fear. For some individuals, the body immediately goes into panic mode, with symptoms of shaking, sweating, chest pain or tightness, shortness…
Cutting Behavior in Teens

Causes and Treatment for Cutting Behavior in Teens

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The teen years seem to be increasingly challenging, as new potential sources of pain and strife enter an already complex developmental phase in life. Social media has had a profound impact on this generation’s teens and young adults, afflicting…