Posts Tagged ‘Childhood Hardships’

  • How Is Family-Focused Treatment Beneficial For Preventing Teen Suicide

    How Is Family-Focused Treatment Beneficial For Preventing Teen Suicide?

    Mar 4, 14 • 2389 Views • SuicideComments Off on How Is Family-Focused Treatment Beneficial For Preventing Teen Suicide?

    Family-focused treatment, also sometimes called family-focused therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that uses the participation of an individual’s family members as a core component of the treatment process. Mental health professionals frequently use this...

  • Why Are Welfare Teens At Increased Risk For Drug Use |Teen Drug Rehab

    Why Are Welfare Teens At Increased Risk For Drug Use?

    Feb 27, 14 • 1977 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Why Are Welfare Teens At Increased Risk For Drug Use?

    A newly published study found that teens that are in the welfare system face an increased risk of drug abuse. While the risk factor for the teens was above average, the news was not all bad because teens whose...

  • Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet | Teen ADHD Treatment

    Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet?

    Feb 26, 14 • 1830 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet?

    ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a troubling developmental disorder for many reasons; one reason is that diagnosed cases of it seem to be on the rise. Nearly...

  • What Should You Do If Your Teen Is Depressed | Teen Depression SIgns

    What Should You Do If Your Teen Is Depressed?

    Feb 25, 14 • 2379 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on What Should You Do If Your Teen Is Depressed?

    Teen depression is a real issue. Because teens are naturally a bit temperamental and secretive, it can be hard to know whether what your teen is going through is a normal part of adolescent development or something more serious. There are signs to watch for...

  • How Can Social Anxiety Disorder Limit A Teen’s Success In School, Life

    How Can Social Anxiety Disorder Limit A Teen’s Success In School, Life?

    Feb 24, 14 • 2419 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on How Can Social Anxiety Disorder Limit A Teen’s Success In School, Life?

    Most of us feel a bit uneasy about new social situations. There is a certain degree of pressure everyone feels about performing in some way publicly. Social anxiety disorder (also called social phobia) is more than common jitters. It is a medical condition...

  • Most Suicidal Youth Were Seen By Physician Within Year Of Death

    Most Suicidal Youth Were Seen By Physician Within Year Of Death

    Feb 18, 14 • 1715 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Most Suicidal Youth Were Seen By Physician Within Year Of Death

    The importance of screening youth for mental health symptoms at a regular physician check-up is becoming increasingly clear. Many mental disorders, including depression, anxiety and various eating disorders commonly emerge during...

  • How Yoga Can Help Teens Cope With Anxiety | Holistic Therapy For Teens

    How Yoga Can Help Teens Cope With Anxiety

    Feb 17, 14 • 2333 Views • Featured, Mental HealthComments Off on How Yoga Can Help Teens Cope With Anxiety

    Teens are confronted with a multitude of changes during a very short period of time and that goes a long way toward explaining why teens so often struggle with anxiety. Anxiety is a real mental health issue for teens, so finding ways to reduce teen anxiety...

  • What Does Teen Depression And Mental And Medical Illness Have In Common

    What Does Teen Depression And Mental And Medical Illness Have In Common?

    Feb 14, 14 • 1878 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on What Does Teen Depression And Mental And Medical Illness Have In Common?

    Depression usually travels with company. When teens are diagnosed with depression, most times they are also assessed for other mental or physical illnesses. Many studies have concluded that in order for a teen’s depression to be successfully treated, they...

  • Substance Use Among New England Youth | Rhode Island Teen Drug Use

    Substance Use Among New England Youth…What’s Unique About It?

    Feb 6, 14 • 2069 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Substance Use Among New England Youth…What’s Unique About It?

    The youth of Rhode Island were recently surveyed on their alcohol and drug use, among other issues, and the town of East Greenwich published the data hoping the community would better understand the seriousness of substance abuse. The Brown University study,...

  • Why Are Adolescent Females At Higher Risk For Depression

    Why Are Adolescent Females At Higher Risk For Depression?

    Feb 3, 14 • 2298 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on Why Are Adolescent Females At Higher Risk For Depression?

    Between three and five percent of boys and girls experience depression at equal numbers when they’re children. But as they age into teenagers, girls outnumber the boys when it comes to feelings of depression and anxiety. Mental health experts look at the...