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Author: Randi Nelson

We’re in the midst of a mental health struggle in America. Each candidate has spoken about the need for better mental health care in the US. Regardless of who you support in this upcoming election, it’s not hard to recognize the potential benefit of mentioning...

[caption id="attachment_4140" align="alignright" width="300"] Image source: Flickr user- shinealight, problem solving skills in teens[/caption] We all have to develop problem solving skills early on in life. They are essential for succeeding in school and functioning throughout daily life. But how does the brain work to process...

Antidepressants--or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)--are widely used across the globe to treat depression, anxiety, and other issues. Though, interestingly enough, these pills can actually increase anxiety at first--which leads many people to stop taking them. In a new article published by Science Daily, recent...

[caption id="attachment_4169" align="alignright" width="300"] Image source: Flickr user- alyssafilmmaker, Teen Sleep Deprivation[/caption] Teen sleep deprivation can have serious effects on teens wellbeing. As youth are developing, the necessity for quality sleep is extremely important. Their brains and bodies need between 1.5 to 2 more hours of...

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...

Another altercation between a person with a disability and a police officer recently occurred: Daniel K. Harris. He was a 29-year-old deaf man with a strong fear of police because of many misunderstandings. Disabilities and teen mental health issues are vastly misinterpreted by society--which means...

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...

Contrary to popular belief, mental illness in teenagers isn’t incredibly rare. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 5 children are struggling or will struggle with a serious mental illness at some point in their lives. That statistic alone should...

If you're struggling to find a diagnosis for your child's mental health issues, a teen mental health hospital with diagnostic assessment services might be able to help. ViewPoint Center, a teen mental health hospital for teens ages 12-17,  provides comprehensive diagnostic assessments and treatment plans. Four...