Posts Tagged ‘Coping Skills’

  • How To Help A Girl Who Self-Injures - www.TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Why Girls Self-Injure And How To Help Them

    Apr 3, 15 • 2147 Views • Behavioral Addictions, FeaturedComments Off on Why Girls Self-Injure And How To Help Them

    Your beautiful young daughter has scarred her arms and legs with instruments of torture: razors, glass, pencil erasers — anything that can cut or burn skin. The more marks appear, the more you feel desperate to stop her from hurting herself. You ransack her...

  • Now Is The Time - Protect Your Teen From Peer Pressure - TeenRehab

    How To Protect Your Teen From Peer Pressure

    Jan 16, 15 • 1492 Views • Featured, For the ParentsComments Off on How To Protect Your Teen From Peer Pressure

    Peer pressure is a powerful force. If you remember being a teenager, which most of us do with regret, you know just how important it is for young people to fit in with their peers. We all want to be a part of the group and to avoid being too different. In...

  • Genetics, Family Conflict Risks - Teen Alcohol Problems - TeenRehab

    How Do Genetics And Family Conflict Affect Risks For Teen Alcohol Problems?

    Nov 25, 14 • 1780 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Do Genetics And Family Conflict Affect Risks For Teen Alcohol Problems?

    Researchers and addiction specialists are well-aware that children who grow up in households heavily affected by family conflict have heightened chances of developing significant substance problems during adolescence. Genetic inheritance also meaningfully...

  • How To Improve Self-Control As A Recovering Addict - TeenDrugRehabs

    How To Improve Self-Control As A Recovering Addict

    Nov 6, 14 • 1726 Views • Addiction RecoveryComments Off on How To Improve Self-Control As A Recovering Addict

    Most of us could benefit from developing our self-control. Certainly we don’t want to become unfeeling robots with no sense of spontaneity, but many of us would be better off if we could resist that donut, telling off our boss, or...

  • Brain Imaging Identifies Teens More Likely To Use Drugs-TeenDrugRehabs

    Brain Imaging Identifies Teens More Likely To Use Drugs

    Oct 13, 14 • 1405 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on Brain Imaging Identifies Teens More Likely To Use Drugs

    As a rule, teenagers are substantially more likely than adults to act in highly impulsive ways. This is important, since high levels of impulsive behavior increase the odds for involvement in clearly risky behaviors such as...

  • Signs Of Self-Injury In Young People And What To Do - TeenDrugRehabs

    Signs Of Self-Injury In Young People And What To Do

    Oct 8, 14 • 1928 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Signs Of Self-Injury In Young People And What To Do

    By Eric Metcalf, MPH @EricMetcalfMPH Many kids and teens cope with upsetting thoughts and life challenges in a way that worries those around them: They hurt themselves. Experts call this nonsuicidal self-injury. People who injure themselves in this way...

  • Helping Teens Awareness Of Mental Illness-Mental Illness Week-TeenDrugRehabs

    Helping Teens Build Awareness Of Mental Illness

    Sep 30, 14 • 1593 Views • Featured, Mental IllnessComments Off on Helping Teens Build Awareness Of Mental Illness

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) engages the American public and encourages each of us to think more about mental health throughout the year. NAMI is dedicated to bringing awareness to the issue of mental health and providing help and resources...

  • The Cost Of Bullying - 7 Ways To Stop Bullying - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    The Cost Of Bullying – 7 Ways To Stop It!

    Aug 12, 14 • 1467 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on The Cost Of Bullying – 7 Ways To Stop It!

    A stark background. Window blinds. A tearful teenaged face. Flash cards with words scrawled on them. “I look like I’m happy. Well I’m not. What all you see is the fake me,” and then he goes on to describe, in black and white,...

  • Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism

    Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism?

    Jul 4, 14 • 1797 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism?

    Child abuse is the generally accepted term for emotional or physical acts that harm the health and/or mental well-being of a minor. Another related term, child neglect, is used to describe a failure...

  • Rock ’n’ Roll Sound Therapy For Youth | Alternative Addiction Treatment

    How Is Rock ’n’ Roll Sound Therapy For At-Risk Youth?

    Jul 2, 14 • 1536 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on How Is Rock ’n’ Roll Sound Therapy For At-Risk Youth?

    The Graham Windham School in Hastings, N.Y., is home to 300 at-risk day and resident students. As the first foster care institution in the United States, the Graham School strives to meet the needs of children and teens who have been referred to it by the...