Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

  • 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...

  • Impending Mental Disorders Predicted Via Brain Scans - TeenDrugRehabs

    Impending Mental Disorders Predicted Via Brain Scans

    Sep 23, 14 • 1230 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on Impending Mental Disorders Predicted Via Brain Scans

    Depression and bipolar disorder are two mental health diagnoses that carry a strong genetic influence. While scientists do not fully understand the mix between genetic and other factors in the development of the two disorders, research has shown that...

  • Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide - Teen Drug Rehabs

    Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide

    Sep 16, 14 • 1313 Views • SuicideComments Off on Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide

    The way teens communicate has changed dramatically in recent years. Instead of exchanging information in dribs and drabs by congregating in groups after school or spending hours on the phone, teens are now able to blast everyone...

  • Children Of Older Fathers Risk Mental Health Disorders - TeenDrugRehabs

    Why Do Children Of Older Fathers Face Increased Risk For Mental Health Disorders?

    Sep 15, 14 • 1331 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Do Children Of Older Fathers Face Increased Risk For Mental Health Disorders?

    Women have long referred to their ticking biological clock, but men should also be paying attention to Father Time when it comes to fathering. Children whose father was older when they were conceived face some higher...

  • Chronic Pain And Depression Go Hand-In-Hand For Adolescents-TeenRehab

    Chronic Pain And Depression Often Go Hand-In-Hand For Adolescents

    Aug 28, 14 • 1240 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on Chronic Pain And Depression Often Go Hand-In-Hand For Adolescents

    Research from Norway finds that young people who are struggling with certain mental health conditions often experience chronic pain at the same time. The research highlights the need for increased mind and body treatment planning for adolescents. The study...

  • Can Twitter Really Tell If You’re Depressed - Teen Drug Rehabs

    Can Twitter Really Tell If You’re Depressed?

    Aug 26, 14 • 1461 Views • Featured, Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Can Twitter Really Tell If You’re Depressed?

    With 230 million active users, Twitter is a great for observing human behavior and perhaps getting to the root of public health problems. Researchers at Microsoft Research Redmond wondered if they could scan tweets in order...

  • Adolescent Depression Linked To Heart Disease - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Adolescent Depression Linked To Heart Disease?

    Aug 22, 14 • 1211 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Adolescent Depression Linked To Heart Disease?

    Depression in teenagers is often mistaken for adolescent mood swings. When a teen experiences extended periods of hopelessness, lack of motivation or difficulty sleeping, these are signs that depression is taking root. A recent study found that depression...

  • Substance Use At School Indicates Additional At Home Problems

    Substance Use At School May Indicate Other Problems

    Aug 6, 14 • 1497 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Substance Use At School May Indicate Other Problems

    Teens who experiment with alcohol or drugs are considered by experts to have experienced “early initiation.” Early initiation is an important focus for those who develop strategies to reduce substance abuse. Teens that begin using alcohol or drugs are at...

  • How Is A Dual Diagnosis Treated | Addiction And Mental Health

    So You Have A Dual Diagnosis – Now What?

    Jul 22, 14 • 1388 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on So You Have A Dual Diagnosis – Now What?

    You or your teen went to rehab to get help for a drug addiction and was also diagnosed with a mental illness. Now what...

  • Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism

    Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism?

    Jul 4, 14 • 1796 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...