Self-Injury Awareness Day: March 1
Updated on 2/13/2023 Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1. This…Read More
Panic disorders and Their Tie to Valium Addiction
Valium, diazepam, is a long-acting benzodiazepine, that is often used, against recommendation, to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder. Benzodiazepines…Read More
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…Read More
Seasonal Affective Disorder, Holiday Anxiety and the Holiday Blues
Shorter daylight, colder temperatures and the beginning of fall and winter can trigger feelings of low mood, lack of motivation, loss…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Is My Teenager Depressed?
Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the hormonal changes of puberty and building their self-esteem, to facing peer pressure about…Read More
Seeking Help for Your Teenager’s Depression
Studies have shown that approximately one in five teenagers suffer from depression at some point in their life. Depression is highly…Read More
How Can I Tell if my Teenager is Suicidal?
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 41,000 individuals die by suicide each year, making suicide the 10th…Read More