Posts Tagged ‘Childhood Hardships’

  • Bullying In Schools Still Common - Teen Rehab

    Despite Nationwide Efforts, Bullying In Schools Still Common

    Apr 19, 15 • 3079 Views • Featured, Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Despite Nationwide Efforts, Bullying In Schools Still Common

    Bullying of all kinds has become a prominent issue in the news, and putting a stop to widespread bullying has become a priority of various public awareness campaigns and legislative efforts. Despite these efforts, new research from Clemson University suggests...

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

    Why Girls Self-Injure And How To Help Them

    Apr 3, 15 • 2490 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...

  • Tips On How To Cope With A Child's OCD - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    How To Cope With A Child’s OCD

    Mar 31, 15 • 1474 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on How To Cope With A Child’s OCD

    Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition most often associated with adults. However, a small percentage of children also have OCD. Most kids affected by OCD will typically see symptoms around the age of 10, and this can be very challenging for...

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

    Is Your Child At Risk For Addiction?

    Mar 10, 15 • 1609 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 • 1738 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...

  • Invalidated By Family & Peers Suicide/Self-Harm Risk For Teens-TeenRehab

    Family And Peer Invalidation: A Suicide And Self-Harm Risk For Teens

    Dec 2, 14 • 1808 Views • SuicideComments Off on Family And Peer Invalidation: A Suicide And Self-Harm Risk For Teens

    By Christi van Eyken Teenagers who experience a lack of acceptance or feelings of invalidation from their family and their peers are at a greater risk for...

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

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

    Nov 25, 14 • 2047 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...

  • 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 • 2280 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...

  • Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide - Teen Drug Rehabs

    Using Twitter To Prevent Suicide

    Sep 16, 14 • 1516 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...

  • Connection Between Bullying And Suicide - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    What’s The Connection Between Bullying And Suicide?

    Sep 9, 14 • 1599 Views • SuicideComments Off on What’s The Connection Between Bullying And Suicide?

    Constant Internet access can provide social support and promote friendship. But it can also mean a never-ending nightmare of bullying. The psychological distress that comes with being a...