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Self-Injury Awareness Day March 1, 2018

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1 and is a day…

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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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When Typical Teenager Behavior Becomes Troubled Teenager Behavior

As teenagers begin to assert their independence and find their own identity, many experience behavioral changes that can seem bizarre and…

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How Can I Tell if My Child Have Anxiety?

An anxiety disorder is characterized by an irrational, persistent, and overwhelming sense of fear and worry that interferes with daily activities….

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panic attack, anxiety attacks, how to stop panic attacks
How Can I Help My Child During an Anxiety or Panic Attack?

Anxiety attacks, formally known as panic attacks, are scary. As a parent, it can be extremely devastating to witness your child…

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How to Tell if my Child is Being Bullied at School?

Between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 students in the United States say they have been bullied at school. Most bullying…

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Tips for Parents to Stand Up Against Bullying

As adults, we tend to downplay or underestimate the amount and seriousness of bullying that occurs in our children’s schools. Bullying…

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How Can I Help my Troubled Teen?

Raising a teenager can be very challenging. Teenagers are in a state of limbo where they are trying to seek their…

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Why is my Child Sad All the Time?

As a parent, it can be heartbreaking to see your child sad or upset, even if it is momentary. Most children…

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