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Author: Randi Nelson

Most teens who screen positive for depression don’t receive teen depression treatment. Many of the individuals who do receive teen depression treatment don’t actually have the condition. According to a recent article by the Washington Post, these are new findings from a recent study published...

Teenage attitude problems are not new to parents--if you’ve raised a teenager, you’ve probably experienced these first hand. Serious teenage attitude problems can be linked to mental health issues, though--and experts say stronger drugs like MDMA and ecstasy are causing more of those issues. BBC...

Many people believe that teen physical health is the key to a healthy adult, but they’re missing an essential part: teen mental health. Without physical health and mental health, a teen cannot reach their full potential and grow into a healthy adult. You may be...

Throughout adolescence we are constantly developing physically and mentally. How do these changes and maturities effect our overall wellbeing and mental health? CBS News recently released an article discussing new research that has discovered how teens’ brains mature and how that can explain the development...

As a parent, I know that the thought of parenting teens in today’s world can seem a little scary. When we turn on the news nowadays, it seems like we’re bombarded by violent news. Another child abducted after being lured through the internet. Another bombing...

Do you suspect that your teen is displaying bipolar disorder symptoms? Are you unsure of a previous diagnosis of some other mental health struggle from your child’s clinician? A recent article by CBS News discusses a study that found that many people wait years and years...

When the average person thinks about OCD in teens and adults, what comes to their mind? Usually, it’s something along the lines of neatness, obsessive organizing, or the detective character from the television show Monk. These are stereotypes and cause a lot of confusion relating...

Teen anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other issues can become overwhelming--sometimes teens and parents turn to “home remedies” to help, but this is often dangerous and ineffective. The New York Times recently published an article discussing one of the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) ways people try to cope...

“Talk therapy” can be expensive and it’s not always effective for depression in teens and adults. Every person is different and for those that “talk therapy” doesn’t work for, there aren’t many options, but one may have just been added to the list. Live Science...