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Boot Camp for Troubled Teens

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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.…
How to Calm Down an Angry Teenager

How to Calm Down an Angry Teenager

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Learn how to diffuse anger when your teen explodes. Anyone living with a teen has seen an angry outburst up close. They may stomp up the stairs and slam the door while yelling at the top of their lungs. These outbursts are not foreign to parents…
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Teenage Issues Today and Mental Health

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What Challenges Do Teenagers Face Today? Oh the teen years! While they have always been a challenge to parents, teen issues are much more intense these days. Gen Z, the current crop of teens, is grappling with a quickly shifting culture. Tech…
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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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TMS For Teens With Depression

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Get to Know the Signs of Teen Depression and Drug-Free Treatment For It When your teen son or daughter is going through a rough patch they may begin to display signs of depression. This is a common mood disorder among the teen age group.…
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Depression Test for Teens

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Depression Test For Teens As if parents didn’t have enough to worry about in 2020, early data now reveals mounting teen mental health concerns. Teen depression was on the rise before Covid-19 hit. Now with increased teen depression rates,…
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Are Therapeutic Boarding Schools the Best Option for Troubled Teens?

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When behavior problems or mental health issues interfere with a teen’s academic progress they may benefit from a residential treatment program. Teen residential mental health programs provide both academic support and mental health treatment. Residential…
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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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Why Do Teenagers Drink Alcohol? 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.…
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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…