Mental Health

Teen Attachment Issues: The T.V. and Tips for Parents

By | April 9th, 2019|Behavioral Issues, Mental Health|

As a parent addressing teen attachment issues can be difficult. You may not know what to do or say to help your teen with their struggles. Research shows that help may be behind the tv screen. Recent studies [...]

Calming the Identity Crisis: Tips for Parents of Teens with Identity Issues

By | July 20th, 2018|Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

The teenage years are full of growing pains. This is a transitional period in our lives where we are determining who we are, who we want to be, where we fit in, and where we don’t. Finding our [...]

Breathe In, Breathe Out: How Mindfulness Helps Teens who Struggle with Depression and Anxiety

By | January 29th, 2018|Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues, Trauma Treatment|

Teen suicide. Substance abuse. Bullying and fights. Although seemingly unrelated, these all too frequent epidemics are plaguing today’s schools; and, frequently, they seem to spring from a single common source. Kids are finding it tough to cope these [...]

Sleep Deprived Youth at a Higher Risk for Teen Mood Disorders

By | January 12th, 2018|Depression, Mental Health|

Recently, it’s become more clear how much damage not getting enough sleep can cause. Higher risks of depression, anxiety, heart disease, and more have been linked to sleep deprivation. This common teenage issue can wreak havoc on a [...]

Avoiding Anxiety in Teens

By | November 16th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

Photo Credit: flickr user - amenclinicsphotos With anxiety being one of the most common mental health issues found in the general population, avoiding anxiety in teens can be challenging. While medication, therapy, and the support of loved [...]

Treatment for Anxiety: 4 Tips for Curbing Anxiety and Stress

By | August 4th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health|

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States. Research shows that over 25 percent of teens, ages 13 to 18, will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. Despite this incredibly [...]

Evidence Shows Yoga Could Aid in the Treatment for Stress & Anxiety

By | June 26th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health, Therapy|

When you think about treatment for stress and anxiety, it usually includes various clinical practices and medications, but there are simple tactics that have shown great promise, as well--such as yoga. This is typically when you start shaking [...]

Healthy Relationships for Teens Form Foundation of Future Health

By | June 19th, 2017|Mental Health|

Building healthy relationships for teens is essential. During the adolescent years, we’re forming who we’re going to be, how we’re going to act, and what we want from life. Knowing how to form healthy relationships can be a [...]

Therapeutic Treatment for Trauma: How Yoga Can Play a Role in Recovery

By | June 12th, 2017|General Health, Mental Health, Trauma Treatment|

In therapeutic treatment for trauma, there are many complicated processes and tactics utilized--but there’s also simplistic ones. One of those is yoga. I know what you’re thinking, “How can stretching in different positions possibly help trauma?” Well, studies [...]

Social Media Addiction: Study Discovers Instagram Causes Most Harm

By | May 30th, 2017|Mental Health, Technology Use|

Social media addiction--it sounds far out, something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s not. Social media addictions are becoming a clearer and more common reality than ever expected. Parents may have to begin questioning the amount [...]