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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…
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…
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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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Should You Drug Test Your Teenager?

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Raising teenagers is not for the faint of heart. It is rife with so many challenges, that it might be tempting to take advantage of any tool that might alleviate a source of worry or stress. So when it comes to monitoring your teen for potential…
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Conduct Disorder in Teens

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Conduct disorder in teens is a highly disruptive mental health condition that can significantly interfere with relationships, the school experience, and connection to community. Featuring a pattern of behaviors that involve aggression, bullying,…
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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…
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What to Do When you Find Alcohol in your Teen’s Room

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So, you are putting away your teen’s laundry when you happen upon their stash of vodka hidden in the sock drawer. Stumbling onto a teenager’s hidden alcohol can be an extremely distressing event for a parent. Feelings of fear and shock are…
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…