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Helping adolescents deal with grief
  Helping adolescents deal with grief
Posted inMental Health

When an adolescent or teen experiences grief it tends to be very different from how an adult experiences grief. While adults use more of the logic-based areas of their brains, adolescents are still developing mentally and will use more of the emotional part of their brains. This produces a range of different reactions from withdrawal […]

What would my child abuse: drugs or alcohol?
  What would my child abuse: drugs or alcohol?
Posted inSubstance Abuse

Whatever the case is, whatever substance a child is abusing, it needs to be resolved for the sake of their health, their safety and their future welfare. But while there is a process of putting a child in a treatment program to halt their abuse patterns, it may be good to figure out exactly why […]

Children and internet safety
  Children and internet safety
Posted inTeens

With almost six out of 10 children aged 8 to 12 in the U.S. having been provided a cell phone by their parents, internet safety is more of a concern than ever. Despite many educational tools that technology offers young children, the internet carries an inherent risk posed by the predators that lurk in chat […]

Teens require more sleep for adequate cognitive functioning
  Teens require more sleep for adequate cognitive functioning
Posted inMental Health

A lot of parents may be confused by how much sleep their teens need. Is their energy too low? Are they not eating right? Are they just not sleeping when they should? For some this may be the case but for most teens it is the fact that teens actually do require more sleep than […]

Learning about teenage depression prevention
  Learning about teenage depression prevention
Posted inTeen Depression

A teen that has depression must face several different struggles in regards toward their relationships, schooling and their work. Mind you this is in addition to the already unstable time that accompanies the transition between middle and high school. This is a period in which teens are defining themselves through their personalities, hobbies, clothing etc. […]

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