Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming
24October

Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gamingLiving in a virtual world: teenage...Living in a virtual world: teenage problematic gaming

By Mike Giresi

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a...

From Frogger to Fortnite, we’ve leveled up significantly since video games first started capturing the attention of young people. In June 2018, the World Health Organization declared gaming, including video gaming and internet gaming, a disorder, and while some applauded the move,...

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Children Told Lies by Parents Subsequently Lie More as Adults and Face Adjustment Difficulties, Finds Ntu Singapore Study
22October

Children Told Lies by Parents Subsequently Lie More as...Children Told Lies by Parents Subsequently...Children Told Lies by Parents Subsequently Lie More as...

By Family First Adolescent Services

A New Study Suggests Parental Lying Can Lead Adult Children to Lie Too “If you don’t behave, I’ll call the police,” is a lie that parents might use to get their young children to behave. Parents’ lies elicit...

A New Study Suggests Parental Lying Can Lead Adult Children to Lie Too “If you don’t behave, I’ll call the police,” is a lie that parents might use to get their young children to behave. Parents’ lies elicit compliance in the short term, but a new...

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Why So Stubborn?
07October

Why So Stubborn?Why So Stubborn?Why So Stubborn?

By Family First Adolescent Services

Let’s talk about stubbornness. I know all of you are stubborn in your own way. Let me tell you about a stubborn choice I made, and how I’m still paying for it today. About a year ago, I decided to go surfing. I had never been surfing...

Let’s talk about stubbornness. I know all of you are stubborn in your own way. Let me tell you about a stubborn choice I made, and how I’m still paying for it today. About a year ago, I decided to go surfing. I had never been surfing before, but really wanted to try it...

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Why Auston Matthews Prank Is a Big Deal and What We Can Do About It
07October

Why Auston Matthews Prank Is a Big Deal and What We Can...Why Auston Matthews Prank Is a Big Deal and...Why Auston Matthews Prank Is a Big Deal and What We Can...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Auston Matthews attempted to pile into a woman's car with a group of his drunk friends Earlier this summer, Auston Matthews attempted to pile into Fayola Dozithee’s car with a group of his drunk friends at 2:00 AM. When they were...

Auston Matthews attempted to pile into a woman's car with a group of his drunk friends Earlier this summer, Auston Matthews attempted to pile into Fayola Dozithee’s car with a group of his drunk friends at 2:00 AM. When they were unsuccessful, he mooned her and walked away....

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Understanding ADHD: Things You Think Will Help
03October

Understanding ADHD: Things You Think Will HelpUnderstanding ADHD: Things You Think Will HelpUnderstanding ADHD: Things You Think Will Help

By Family First Adolescent Services

This blog post is written to help people who have ADHD... And to help those who want to understand more about ADHD. But today I’m going to list off some things that don’t help those of us with this insidious disorder, things that may...

This blog post is written to help people who have ADHD... And to help those who want to understand more about ADHD. But today I’m going to list off some things that don’t help those of us with this insidious disorder, things that may mislead those who believe they would...

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Harvard scientists link supplements to severe health events in young people
27September

Harvard scientists link supplements to severe health...Harvard scientists link supplements to severe...Harvard scientists link supplements to severe health...

By Ben Cecil

A warning for Youth Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared with consumption of vitamins, according to...

A warning for Youth Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared with consumption of vitamins, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan...

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It is Not Easy
27September

It is Not EasyIt is Not EasyIt is Not Easy

By Ben Cecil

No one ever said it was easy to live with ADHD. Well, there are people who claim that it doesn’t exist, but they’re just one more part of having ADHD that makes it difficult. And this post is not about them, let’s pretend they...

No one ever said it was easy to live with ADHD. Well, there are people who claim that it doesn’t exist, but they’re just one more part of having ADHD that makes it difficult. And this post is not about them, let’s pretend they don’t exist, see how they like...

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Healing with your teen through self-exploration
26September

Healing with your teen through self-explorationHealing with your teen through self-explorationHealing with your teen through self-exploration

By Mike Giresi

We know there is nothing you wouldn’t do for your child. Parents sacrifice their time, their money, their health and even their sanity to help their child in a crisis. As a parent, when you’ve put it all on the line for your child,...

We know there is nothing you wouldn’t do for your child. Parents sacrifice their time, their money, their health and even their sanity to help their child in a crisis. As a parent, when you’ve put it all on the line for your child, where does that leave you? Teens who...

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