Why Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety And Depression
13August

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Why Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety And Depression Nonsuicidal self injury (NSSI) is more common in adolescent and young adult populations than previously thought. Although it is important to assess the associated risk of suicidal...

Why Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety And Depression Nonsuicidal self injury (NSSI) is more common in adolescent and young adult populations than previously thought. Although it is important to assess the associated risk of suicidal behavior, NSSI is generally used to cope...

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Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful Approach to Depression
09August

Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful Approach to...Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful...Resting in the Space of Discomfort: A Mindful Approach to...

By Ben Cecil

Suffering is a shared human experience that can be viewed integral part of life. Our suffering can range from mild to severe and can take the form of physical or mental and emotional pain. Whatever the form of our discomfort, we...

Suffering is a shared human experience that can be viewed integral part of life. Our suffering can range from mild to severe and can take the form of physical or mental and emotional pain. Whatever the form of our discomfort, we can agree that “suffering of the...

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Depression Hotline Numbers
08August

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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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How To Talk To Teens About Mental Health
16April

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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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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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Adderall Abuse The Study Drug
16April

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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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The Consequences of Teenage Marijuana Use
16April

The Consequences of Teenage Marijuana UseThe Consequences of Teenage Marijuana UseThe Consequences of Teenage Marijuana Use

By Family First Adolescent Services

While the debate as to the extent that marijuana damages a teenage user’s developing brain rages on (with many studies in the affirmative), there is no doubt that the effects of addiction can have catastrophic effects on the quality of life...

While the debate as to the extent that marijuana damages a teenage user’s developing brain rages on (with many studies in the affirmative), there is no doubt that the effects of addiction can have catastrophic effects on the quality of life of not only the addict, but his or her...

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