Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
16April

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

By Mike Giresi

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences? The notion of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) stemmed from an in-depth study which demonstrated the correlation between early childhood trauma and health and social problems as an adult. This means...

What are Adverse Childhood Experiences? The notion of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) stemmed from an in-depth study which demonstrated the correlation between early childhood trauma and health and social problems as an adult. This means that dysfunctional behaviors modeled during...

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Treating Anxiety Without Drugs or Alcohol
16April

Treating Anxiety Without Drugs or AlcoholTreating Anxiety Without Drugs or AlcoholTreating Anxiety Without Drugs or Alcohol

By Family First Adolescent Services

What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s physiological and psychological response to stress. The primary function of anxiety is to protect us from potentially dangerous situations by giving clear warning signals. However, when anxiety...

What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s physiological and psychological response to stress. The primary function of anxiety is to protect us from potentially dangerous situations by giving clear warning signals. However, when anxiety becomes a part of everyday life it can lead to...

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Social Media, Mental Health and Your Teen
16April

Social Media, Mental Health and Your TeenSocial Media, Mental Health and Your TeenSocial Media, Mental Health and Your Teen

By Family First Adolescent Services

Statistics show that in 2015, approximately 3 million teens had at least one depressive episode that year, and at least 2 million experienced depression that affected their ability to function in their normal day. While this number represents a...

Statistics show that in 2015, approximately 3 million teens had at least one depressive episode that year, and at least 2 million experienced depression that affected their ability to function in their normal day. While this number represents a little more than 7% of all American...

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Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction History
16April

Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction HistoryTalking to Your Teen About Family Addiction...Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction History

By Family First Adolescent Services

Speaking with your children about addiction in any capacity can feel overwhelming. You might not know how much they understand, and you may worry that you'll frighten them. While you will have to determine what works specifically for your family,...

Speaking with your children about addiction in any capacity can feel overwhelming. You might not know how much they understand, and you may worry that you'll frighten them. While you will have to determine what works specifically for your family, you can keep some tips in mind to help...

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Adderall Abuse The Study Drug
16April

Adderall Abuse The Study DrugAdderall Abuse The Study DrugAdderall Abuse The Study Drug

By Family First Adolescent Services

Adderall: What Every Parent Should Know As a parent, particularly of a teenager, you worry about addiction because it affects such an alarming segment of the youth in the United States. Adderall has become an increasingly consumed drug among...

Adderall: What Every Parent Should Know As a parent, particularly of a teenager, you worry about addiction because it affects such an alarming segment of the youth in the United States. Adderall has become an increasingly consumed drug among teenagers. For this reason, it is imperative...

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