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Author: Randi Nelson

Behavioral assessments for teens can seem intimidating – after all, when first encountering a treatment facility, many families do not know quite what to expect. In reality, however, there is nothing frightening about behavioral assessments for teens; the term simply refers to a wide range...

Boot camps are still a popular thought when parents want help for troubled teens in their lives--but they shouldn’t be. Studies have shown that the fear-driven techniques used in boot camps do more harm than good; while therapeutic programs that use proven, comprehensive therapies to...

ViewPoint is a leading teen assessment center in Utah. Through the use of comprehensive therapy, specific programming, caring staff, and a safe environment, they help teens work through their various behavioral and mental issues. Aspects that make ViewPoint a top teen assessment center in Utah Stabilization. While...

Depression in teens is more common that most parents would like to admit. As a matter of fact, some 20% of teenagers will experience depression before adulthood. At any given point, up to 15% of children are experiencing depression. And, unfortunately, depression cannot be ignored:...

Humans are highly advanced beings. Most of the time, when our systems work correctly, we don’t even notice them – every moment of our lives is guided by more processes than we could ever consciously keep track of. Heartbeat. Breathing. Blinking. Aside from the times...

Inpatient mental health facilities for teens can strike fear into the most valiant of hearts. Between the technical sounding name and the scary association with hospitals, inpatient mental health facilities for teens seem like a last resort. Unfortunately, this mentality is the very reason as...

The word “depression” gets thrown around a lot – by scientists as well as mere mortals. On one hand, simply having a bad day is often referred to as feeling depressed; on the other, even scientists argue whether or not depression exists on a continuum...

The numbers don’t lie. 2.8 million teens had a major depressive episode in the past year. Unfortunately, while mental health awareness has recently become more of a focus, there are still enormous gaps that are necessary to fill. Only too many parents view depression in...