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Author: Randi Nelson

Self regulation is not often a term used in relation with teenagers. That particular age is notorious for impulsivity, but for some teens it’s more than just a few bad decisions and mood swings. In serious cases, a teen could struggle with self control to...

It can be hard to face, but sometimes a medical detox for teens is the best route for a family. When an adolescent is struggling with a substance use issue, a medical detox for teens allows them to stabilize and begin down the road of...

Though we have many effective means of treating bipolar disorder currently, help for bipolar disorder can always be improved. As a society, we should never stop looking for ways to enhance and better the lives of those struggling with mood disorders. To be honest, there’s...

In our incredibly fast-paced society, it’s easy to get lost in the habit of “go, go, go” and not rest often. While completely tasks and goals is an important part of life, our bodies and minds need time to rest and recover. Restfulness is just...

Chaotic, dramatic, intense, hormonal--these are all words that could easily describe the teenage years. Between exams, homework, friends, and fitting in, everything can become pretty hectic for a young teen, which is why stress management techniques are so essential. As adults, we can easily forget...

You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding the show 13 Reasons Why and teenage suicidal thoughts. Many experts believe the show glorifies suicide and mental health issues, while others believe it brings up very important topics that need to be discussed. Overall, this show has...

Getting an assessment for autism is a thorough and important process. It requires many different moving parts because autism spectrum disorder is complicated—and there’s no medical test that can give you a positive or negative reading. Why your child may need an assessment for autism as...

Teenagers are being exposed to violent and graphic images at a much higher rate than ever before. With access to the internet through various forms of technology, teens easily set their eyes on disturbing information daily. How is this affecting our children, though? New research...

Positive thinking could change your overall wellness for the better. Yes, I know that sounds like a hoax or something you’d see in a motivational novel, but more and more studies are showing the power of positive thinking. Turns out, training your mind to look at...

Depending on what your family is looking for, help for troubled teens can be hard to find. It can take days, weeks, even months to find a treatment program that’s the perfect fit for your specific child. No individual is the same, which means no...