Posts Tagged ‘Psychiatric Illnesses’

  • Guiding Teens Substance Abuse Mental Health Disorders-TeenDrugRehabs

    The Mental Health Effects Of Teen Substance Abuse – How To Help Your Teen!

    Apr 5, 15 • 2080 Views • Featured, Mental HealthComments Off on The Mental Health Effects Of Teen Substance Abuse – How To Help Your Teen!

    While impending mental disorders are not the fates of all teens who experiment with drugs or drinking, mental health is an important factor to consider when thinking about how drug and alcohol abuse affect young people. Substance abuse and mental illness...

  • Factors To See If Your Child Is At Risk For Addiction - Teen Rehab

    Is Your Child At Risk For Addiction?

    Mar 10, 15 • 1260 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Is Your Child At Risk For Addiction?

    As a parent you want the best for your child. You want him to be happy and healthy and to be successful in life. Drug or alcohol addiction is not a part of that plan. In doing the best for your child and preparing him to be a healthy, happy adult, it is...

  • PTSD In Girls Exposed To Parental Aggression - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Heartbeat Changes Predict PTSD In Girls Exposed To Parental Aggression

    Feb 20, 15 • 1317 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on Heartbeat Changes Predict PTSD In Girls Exposed To Parental Aggression

    Changes in the function of the nervous system help explain the adult onset of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in teenage girls who witness parental acts of aggression, researchers from the State University of New York at Albany report. Only a minority...

  • 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 • 1712 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...

  • Importance Of Unveiling A Child’s Eating Disorder - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    The Dangers Of Not Uncovering A Child’s Eating Disorder

    Oct 3, 14 • 997 Views • Eating DisordersComments Off on The Dangers Of Not Uncovering A Child’s Eating Disorder

    Whether it’s their eating habits, purging or exercise, young people with eating disorders are remarkably adept at hiding their disease, leaving parents to wonder, “Why is my child hiding these issues instead of asking for help?” There are many...

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

    Helping Teens Build Awareness Of Mental Illness

    Sep 30, 14 • 1472 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...

  • 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 • 1209 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...

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

    So You Have A Dual Diagnosis – Now What?

    Jul 22, 14 • 1264 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...

  • New Tool To Make Adolescent Depression Screening Standard

    Could A New Tool Make Adolescent Depression Screening Standard?

    Jun 17, 14 • 1494 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Could A New Tool Make Adolescent Depression Screening Standard?

    When you visit the family physician you expect the doctor to check your child’s eyes, gait, reflexes and heartbeat. But researchers say they have devised a very simple way to check young people for depression as well. The tool is simple enough to use in the...

  • Why Is Depression On The Rise In Young Children

    Why Is Depression On The Rise In Young Children?

    Jun 6, 14 • 1546 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Is Depression On The Rise In Young Children?

    According to researchers rates of depression in the very young are on the rise, with studies suggesting it’s prevalent in one percent of babies, four percent of preschool-aged kids and around five percent of elementary school students. The rate doubles when...