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Author: Randi Nelson

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...

Studies found that in 2015 around 3 million teenagers, ages 12 to 17, experienced at least one major depressive episode within the last year. It’s also been discovered that 6.3 million teenagers have struggled with an anxiety disorder at some point. Logically with those statistics,...

Social anxiety in teens is one of the most common anxiety disorders among young people. We all know what it feels like to get nervous around crowds, during a presentation, or when meeting new people--but for people with social anxiety, it’s much more than nerves....