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October 2018

How Teen Social Media Addiction Can Impact Real Social Interactions
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Teens are on the fast track to becoming media multitaskers. Smartphones, tablets, and other devices have taken over their lives and many have developed social media addiction as a result. Teens constantly have a device in their hand that takes...
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This New Device May Help Your Teen’s Gaming Addiction
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What is Gaming Addiction? Video games “expand the imagination, give children the opportunity to work collaboratively, and sharpen cognitive skills.” Gaming also “triggers a release of dopamine. This is a brain chemical that elevates mood and provides a rush of...
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How a Gap Year Program Can Help Your Young Adult
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At first glance, many of you might feel skeptical about encouraging your teens to join a gap year program. And who could blame you!?   We live in a hypercompetitive world that places a premium on performance and results rather...
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Exercise Can Help Your Struggling Teen Relieve Depression Symptoms
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Teens who struggle with depression may have a new way of treating their symptoms without medication. The effects of exercise have been extensively studied. It has proven beneficial for physical, emotional, and now mental health. A new clinical study recently...
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Top 10 Benefits of Teen Wilderness Therapy
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What is Teen Wilderness Therapy? Teen wilderness therapy is a “therapeutic intervention for struggling adolescents.” These programs take a natural and holistic approach to heal struggling teens. Wilderness therapy programs use “adventure-based therapy, behavior modification, and interpersonal self-improvement. They also...
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Interesting Anxiety Facts That You May Have Not Known
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Since October 10 marked the World Mental Health Day, we’ve decided to bring you three anxiety facts that we hope will clear away some of the misconceptions around this subject. Given that nearly 18 percent of the entire U.S. adult...
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The Best Young Adult Therapy Options for Your Child
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The decision to send a young adult away for treatment can be a difficult one. Parents feel guilty that they cannot help their teen heal and must send them to another state to find that healing. Young adult therapy is...
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Treatment Programs that Help Transform Negative Teen Behavior
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Parenting Bad Teen Behavior Parenting a troubled teen is never easy. It can be even more difficult if the teen is violent, depressed or engaged in negative behavior that is affecting everyone around them. It can be difficult to determine...
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Simple Ways to Help Your Teenager Relieve Anxiety
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Walking is for more than just physical exercise. It's beneficial for mental health as well. Studies show that walking thirty minutes a day can reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Teens living in this technology laden world spend countless hours...
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The Benefits of Group Therapy and Young Adults
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What is Group Therapy? Group therapy is “a form of psychotherapy that involves one or more therapists working with several people at the same time. This type of therapy is widely available at a variety of locations including private therapeutic...
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