student stress

What Causes Student Stress?

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With intense pressure to get into a good college, it is no surprise that student stress is on the rise. Starting with the millennial generation and now Gen Z, college-bound students are feeling more and more pressure. Not only are students…
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Boot Camp for Troubled Teens or Residential Treatment

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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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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…
How to Know If My Teen Needs Therapy

How to Know if My Teen Needs Therapy

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Maybe he is just acting out and whatever is bothering him will soon pass. Maybe she is so depressed because her boyfriend broke up with her last week. Parents often ponder, “How to know if my teen needs therapy” because they are worried…
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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Teen Addiction and Drug Abuse

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Teenage Drug Abuse And Addiction Teen addiction and drug abuse is a serious issue that can lead to long-term problems. Learn about the signs of teen drug abuse and getting treatment for teen addiction. The teen years are notorious for drug…
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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…