Signs of Anxiety Disorder
22October

Signs of Anxiety DisorderSigns of Anxiety DisorderSigns of Anxiety Disorder

Recognizing whether or not a teen suffers from clinical anxiety can be difficult for parents to suss out on their own. After all, as any parent of a teenager can tell you: “getting a teenager to talk about their emotional and mental state...

Recognizing whether or not a teen suffers from clinical anxiety can be difficult for parents to suss out on their own. After all, as any parent of a teenager can tell you: “getting a teenager to talk about their emotional and mental state can be precarious, to say the...

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Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms
22October

Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD SymptomsRest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD...Rest After Trauma May Help Decrease PTSD Symptoms

By Family First Adolescent Services

The binding of an event memory with its context may be partially restored with rest, facilitating deliberate control of the memory New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of...

The binding of an event memory with its context may be partially restored with rest, facilitating deliberate control of the memory New research suggests a period of rest following a traumatic event can help reduce the subsequent development of involuntary “memory...

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How to Make Friends When You Are Anxious
18October

How to Make Friends When You Are AnxiousHow to Make Friends When You Are AnxiousHow to Make Friends When You Are Anxious

By Family First Adolescent Services

Work with the anxiety as opposed to fighting it... I just moved to a new city and I barely know anyone here. Needless to say, I am anxious; more anxious than I usually am! Living in a new place is truly starting over for me and my family. I...

Work with the anxiety as opposed to fighting it... I just moved to a new city and I barely know anyone here. Needless to say, I am anxious; more anxious than I usually am! Living in a new place is truly starting over for me and my family. I have a lot of anxiety being here with all...

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Al Interviews Matthew Tessnear | Author, Blogger and Mental Health Advocate
07October

Al Interviews Matthew Tessnear | Author, Blogger and...Al Interviews Matthew Tessnear | Author,...Al Interviews Matthew Tessnear | Author, Blogger and...

By Neal Hoontis

Matthew shares his long history with depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder Al interviews Matthew Tessnear, author, blogger, and mental health advocate. Matthew shares his long history with depression, anxiety, and...

Matthew shares his long history with depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder Al interviews Matthew Tessnear, author, blogger, and mental health advocate. Matthew shares his long history with depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) (recorded 6-27-19)....

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Building a bridge to your child through validation
26September

Building a bridge to your child through validationBuilding a bridge to your child through...Building a bridge to your child through validation

By Mike Giresi

If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, the shortest difference between a parent and child is validation. When we talk about validation, we're not talking about is enabling, excusing or allowing problematic...

If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, the shortest difference between a parent and child is validation. When we talk about validation, we're not talking about is enabling, excusing or allowing problematic behavior. What we are talking about is a...

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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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Why Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety And Depression
13August

Why Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety And DepressionWhy Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety...Why Adolescents Cut When Dealing With Anxiety And Depression

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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