Mental Health

What’s Causing the Increased Need for Anxiety Treatment for Teens?

By | October 6th, 2016|Anxiety, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

There’s a looming question for professionals and parents: why is the need for anxiety treatment for teens increasing? Can we just better identify it now and that's why there are “more” teens with anxiety, or is it a [...]

People Can Change: New Research on Ways To Cope With Stress In Teenagers

By | October 4th, 2016|Anxiety, General Health, Mental Health, Mental Issues|

Teens nowadays are under mounting pressure to do well in school, to have a vibrant social life, and to take part in extracurricular activities. Sometimes juggling all of those elements can lead to a huge amount of stress [...]

Deep Wounds: The Long Lasting Effects of Childhood Bullying

By | September 29th, 2016|Bullying, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues, trauma|

Image Source: flickr user- TwentyFour Students, effects of childhood bullying Most of us have been bullied once or twice in our lives. Maybe for some, they were the ones doing the bullying. As a child it [...]

Three Reasons Why Residential Treatment Centers for Girls Work 

By | September 29th, 2016|Mental Health, RTC, Therapy|

Finding the best solution for your daughter's emotional or behavioral struggles can be a long and harrowing journey. Sometimes healing is best done out of the home environment - that's where residential treatment centers for girls come in. [...]

Fighting Teen Attitude Problems: Olympian soccer player sets example for teens

By | September 23rd, 2016|Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

According to a recent article by CNN, United States Olympic soccer player Alex Morgan is setting a great example for teens around the world. Alex Morgan and the United States Women’s Olympic soccer team suffered an unfortunate defeat [...]

From Generation to Generation: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Teenagers

By | September 15th, 2016|Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues, trauma, Trauma Treatment|

According to a recent article by Psych Central, a recent study has found that post traumatic stress disorder symptoms in teenagers may be transmitted to children of holocaust survivors. New research has found that both Holocaust survivors and [...]

Wellbeing in Teens: It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

By | September 15th, 2016|General Health, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

Photo Credit: flickr user - Kleinefotografie, wellbeing in teens According to a recent article by CNN, maintaining wellbeing in teens can be difficult and that’s okay. In a previous study, researchers studied human happiness and wellbeing in [...]

The Need for a Teenage Depression Test

By | September 8th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

A recent article by Richmond discusses a girl’s story of battling depression and the need for a teenage depression test. For Cameron Gallagher, who lived with depression, the pain of her struggle was almost unbearable. It was extremely [...]

A New Study on ADHD in Teen Girls

By | August 24th, 2016|Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

According to a recent article by Scientific American, new research has found that ADHD in teen girls may share a genetic root with autism and OCD. The three conditions have symptoms in common, such as impulsivity. According to [...]

The Importance of the Milieu at a Residential Treatment Center for Girls

By | August 24th, 2016|General Health, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Therapy|

“Milieu”: For any parent searching for help for their struggling teen at a residential treatment center, this is a word you may come across often. Milieu refers to an individual’s social culture or environment. The milieu of a [...]