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…
Teen Depression Rehab

Teen Depression Rehab Services

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When your teenager is hurting, you hurt right along with them.  All parents remember the tumultuous teen years, the drama, the hormone craziness, and bouts of the blues, making it easy to empathize.  When a teen is experiencing a protracted…
Signs of Heroin Abuse in Teens

Signs of Heroin Abuse in Teens

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One of the most troubling statistics about the resurgence of heroin abuse in recent years is the rise in teens who dabble in prescription opioids and then find themselves using heroin when the cost of the opioid becomes untenable. According…
teenage loneliness

Teenage Loneliness and Social Isolation

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A teen’s social world is everything to them. Who they hang out with, the kids they relate to, and the extracurricular activities they participate in all help the teenager to define a sense of self. Most teens are very sensitive to the FOMO…
teen refuses to go to school

Teen Refuses to Go to School

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School attendance can become a huge flashpoint between and parent and their teen when he or she simply refuses to go to school. All parents are aware that children must attend a around 175 school days during the school year. School attendance…
mental illness in teens

Does My Teenager Have a Mental Illness?

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Parents will go to great lengths to give their kids the best childhood experience they can. They make sacrifices to ensure their child is able to go to the best schools available or to live in a safe neighborhood. They cook nutritious meals…
how can i help my depressed teenager

How Can I Help My Depressed Teenager?

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When a child is hurting, parents hurt, too. Nothing is more painful to a parent than witnessing their teen in emotional pain. Teenage depression is real. This condition differs from occasional bouts of the blues caused by an upsetting event…
addiction recovery for teens

Addiction Recovery for Teens: Treatment and Aftercare

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It has never been more challenging to raise teenagers. Teens are exposed to things that their parents may try valiantly to protect them from, but often feel hamstrung in their efforts. The proliferation of social media no only introduces them…
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…
addiction and the teen brain

Addiction and the Teen Brain

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Teens have historically gravitated towards pushing boundaries. Experimenting with drugs and alcohol is also not a new development among teenagers. What is new is the clinical research and brain imaging studies that have shed light on the differences…