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Author: carmstrong

Every teenager handles the stress of school in different ways, some healthier than others. But if you have been noticing that your teen has been feeling sick a lot more often, or calling out of class more often, or not wanting to leave your company,...

It’s a sad and painful fact that about 17% of adolescents engage in self-harm in the United States alone. These behaviors can be terrifying and confusing for the parents looking out for them. It may leave you unsure what to look for or where to...

It has been scientifically proven that people who actively participate in recreational activity are better adjusted. There are tremendous benefits not only physically but mentally as well. Recreational activities ease the everyday stresses of life and have been shown to reduce anxiety and depression. It doesn't...

Dealing with teenagers coming through at Viewpoint, we have noticed an impact on mental health connected to social media. While there are some benefits to learning technical skills and forming connections through this new type of technology, there are negatives that we must treat as...

Autism is at the forefront of development orders these days, and many would argue that the diagnosis and treatment aspect has never been better. While improvements are apparent in the industry in some ways, there is still a long way to go. Many are trying...

Over the last decade, people have started to pay more attention to the long-term effects of brain injuries on an individual. Even if it seems like a mild injury at the time, it can negatively affect individuals' lives for long periods of time. With brain injury...

Porn addictions in teenagers can be particularly insidious as they color the emerging world of adulthood with a shadow. This cloak of myths and outright falsehoods presents tremendous problems for teens who are already struggling with hormones, identity issues, and the prospect of becoming adults....

Mental wellness is a topic that is getting plenty of attention lately from families, businesses, and the government. There are plenty of reasons why this is the case. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), millions of Americans are battling mental health disorders. Figures...

With the holiday season in full swing, many people will encounter family members they have not regularly seen or spoken to throughout the past year. While television shows and movies often portray time with family as a nostalgic blend of re-connection, joyous celebration, and easy...

As you probably know, gratitude is the warm feeling of appreciation you have for something or someone. A recent survey found that the average American says "thank you" about five times per day and 2,000 times per year. Unfortunately, this phrase has become so common...