Category : Adolescents

The Unique Needs of Emerging Adults in Our...


Our youngest generations are facing unprecedented difficulties and uncertainties in their future. They have the highest stress...

Becky Flood
28 Sep, 2018
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Back to School for Socially Phobic Extroverts


Many kids with severe social phobias are never identified because they masquerade as extroverts. They "have to" be surrounded by...

Dr. Steven Brodsky
28 Sep, 2018
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Lighter Steps: Addiction Treatment on the Trail


Drug and alcohol abuse, along with accompanying variations of promiscuity, anxiety, video game addiction and poor eating and...

Josh White
04 Nov, 2013
3706

Alcohol Use and the Adolescent Brain


Scientific research is revealing that the human brain continues to develop into the early 20s. The immature brain of the...

Jack Hinman
04 Nov, 2013
3880

The Sexualization of Girls


The sexualization of girls is a widely pervasive and ever-increasing problem that comes with a strong cost to girls. Virtually...

Jack Hinman
04 Nov, 2013
4056

Teens and the Internet: How Concerned Should You...


First, the good news: The Internet is an effective and helpful tool for practical applications, such as research, work and social...

Jack Hinman
04 Nov, 2013
3847

Changing the Family Legacy


A long-held tenet in the treatment and recovery worlds is that alcoholism and other drug addictions are a family disease....

Jerry Moe
04 Nov, 2013
3889

Adolescent Bipolar Disorder


Bipolar disorder is a serious but treatable disorder characterized by extreme, alternating moods that range from depression to...

Jack Hinman
04 Nov, 2013
3777

Cutting and Self-Harm


Cutting, or self-harming, is intentional self-injurious behavior resulting in tissue damage, illness, and/or risk of death....

Jack Hinman
04 Nov, 2013
3726

Adoption and Residential Treatment


Having a child leave home and reside in a residential treatment center or therapeutic boarding school can be a frightening event...

Jack Hinman
04 Nov, 2013
3838

College drinking: Practical solutions to a...


Alcohol consumption among college students is a growing problem on campuses across the Recent reports from The National Center...

Alex Dayton
04 Nov, 2013
809

Taking the ‘High’ Out of Higher Education


Myths have existed in our society since the dawn of time. The world is flat. Using leeches helps cure diseases. Sanitariums are...

Randy Haveson
04 Nov, 2013
1536

Generation RX: The Dangers of Teens and...


Viewers cannot turn on the television today without a story depicting pop icon Michael Jackson and his un-timely death.  It has...

Sherry Gaba, LCSW and Life...
04 Nov, 2013
1061

Crystal Meth…… The Bulimia of Today’s Teens


Soccer, baseball, swimming, track, dance, gymnastics, cheerleading, ice skating, community service, school, grades, college, SAT...

Dawn Smith-Theodore
04 Nov, 2013
1896

Prevalence and Reasons for Self-Harm Among...


I spent an hour today with a young woman who had not harmed herself for eight weeks.  She had not harmed herself, that is, until...

Dustin Tibbitts
04 Nov, 2013
1627

It Happens to Boys, Too: It’s Our Prerogative...


One in four boys will be sexually abused by the age of 18. But we don’t often see these incidents reported within our penal...

Carol Teitelbaum
23 Oct, 2013
5677

It Happens to Boys, Too: It’s Our Prerogative...


One in four boys will be sexually abused by the age of 18. But we don’t often see these incidents reported within our penal...

Carol Teitelbaum
02 Oct, 2013
5677

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