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Browse the articles and resources our mental health experts created to help parents and families of struggling teens.
Being Seen In The “Belonging” Framework: Trevor Allen The past two weeks we have been focused on the theme of Belonging and weaving in ways
Parents must be able to identify teens in crisis and not just assume it is normal teenage moodiness or rebellion. Mental health struggles like depression,
Social media can be a dangerous thing for teens but when parents understand it better, much of the danger can be reduced.
Divorce is quite common and any teen might take it hard. Find out the best way to help your teen deal with all the effects of divorce in the most healthy and positive ways.
by Laura McInerney, MSW, CSW In discussion of technology and electronic use, we will often use terms such as “screen time” without further designation of
by Jessica Jo Stenquist, TRS, MSW, LCSW Our brain wants to make sense of things, we are driven to create order out of chaos. And,
by Trevor Allen, CMHC I have been working with adolescents for 21 years, and earlier this year I had an experience that opened my eyes
As technology becomes an increasingly vital part of our society, it becomes more and more difficult for many people to separate from their electronic devices.
While we all probably spend a little too much time on our electronic devices, many parents are growing concerned about teen internet addiction. While cutting
Each student is given the same ingredients out here in the desert, but what they are able to make with them can vary greatly. Check