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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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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…

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teenage addiction and self harm
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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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…

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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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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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