Vaping Hospitalizes Teens in Wisconsin
27August

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Teen vaping has officially become an epidemic in the United States  On December 18, 2018, Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued only his fourth advisory in ten years: "I am officially declaring e-cigarette use [vaping] among youth an...

Teen vaping has officially become an epidemic in the United States  On December 18, 2018, Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued only his fourth advisory in ten years: "I am officially declaring e-cigarette use [vaping] among youth an epidemic in the United States,” Dr....

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Depression Hotline Numbers
14August

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By Ben Cecil

Click here to read the original article by John M. Grohol, Psy.D., on PsychCentral.com published on November 6th, Nov 2018. Depression isn’t just feeling down or sad for a few days in a row. Major depressive disorder is when a...

Click here to read the original article by John M. Grohol, Psy.D., on PsychCentral.com published on November 6th, Nov 2018. Depression isn’t just feeling down or sad for a few days in a row. Major depressive disorder is when a person feels like there is no hope, their...

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Healing from complex trauma begins with compassion
05June

Healing from complex trauma begins with compassionHealing from complex trauma begins with...Healing from complex trauma begins with compassion

By Mike Giresi

There’s no handbook for being a parent (wouldn’t it be great if there were?) but that doesn’t mean you can’t change the way you take care of your teen, your whole family, and yourself. Many of the parents we meet feel like...

There’s no handbook for being a parent (wouldn’t it be great if there were?) but that doesn’t mean you can’t change the way you take care of your teen, your whole family, and yourself. Many of the parents we meet feel like they’re failing their child....

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Education keeps his doors open
03May

Education keeps his doors openEducation keeps his doors openEducation keeps his doors open

By Family First Adolescent Services

The average teenager is dealing with pressure from all sides—from parents, teachers, and coaches, as well as their friends. They worry about their future, about college or career, and about relationships. Teens who are struggling with...

The average teenager is dealing with pressure from all sides—from parents, teachers, and coaches, as well as their friends. They worry about their future, about college or career, and about relationships. Teens who are struggling with mental health, behavioral health, substance...

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Setting Boundaries Vs. Creating Barriers
16April

Setting Boundaries Vs. Creating BarriersSetting Boundaries Vs. Creating BarriersSetting Boundaries Vs. Creating Barriers

By Family First Adolescent Services

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.” - Brene Brown, PhD Understanding the difference between setting healthy boundaries and creating emotional barriers is...

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.” - Brene Brown, PhD Understanding the difference between setting healthy boundaries and creating emotional barriers is a key component to building successful...

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How To Talk To Teens About Mental Health
16April

How To Talk To Teens About Mental HealthHow To Talk To Teens About Mental HealthHow To Talk To Teens About Mental Health

By Family First Adolescent Services

Post-millennial teens are the first generation of kids to have smartphones and tablets within easy reach since birth. This a radically different experience from their parents, teens of the 80s and 90s whose parents controlled and often supervised...

Post-millennial teens are the first generation of kids to have smartphones and tablets within easy reach since birth. This a radically different experience from their parents, teens of the 80s and 90s whose parents controlled and often supervised their use of household technology....

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Underage Drinking: The Heartbreaking Truth
16April

Underage Drinking: The Heartbreaking TruthUnderage Drinking: The Heartbreaking TruthUnderage Drinking: The Heartbreaking Truth

By Family First Adolescent Services

Growing Up Is Hard To Do Most adults (if we’re being honest) have “war stories” about consuming alcohol when we were underage. Some are good. Some are bad. Despite having more luck than brains, many of us were able to reach the...

Growing Up Is Hard To Do Most adults (if we’re being honest) have “war stories” about consuming alcohol when we were underage. Some are good. Some are bad. Despite having more luck than brains, many of us were able to reach the age of reason relatively unscathed....

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What To Teach Teens About Failure
16April

What To Teach Teens About FailureWhat To Teach Teens About FailureWhat To Teach Teens About Failure

By Family First Adolescent Services

Failure is healthy. When toddlers learn to walk they aren’t discouraged by repeated failure in their initial attempts. They pick themselves up and try again. Eventually, they are running all over the house while you try to keep up. Imagine...

Failure is healthy. When toddlers learn to walk they aren’t discouraged by repeated failure in their initial attempts. They pick themselves up and try again. Eventually, they are running all over the house while you try to keep up. Imagine if that drive remained with us...

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