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October is Bullying Prevention Month, and many schools and other organizations are busy getting the word out about preventing and stopping bullying in its tracks. Bullying can sometimes be challenging to detect, as often the perpetrators conduct their activities out of the line of sight...

One common misperception parents and teens have is that the anxiety they experience is always proportionate to the stressful situations that they encounter. When people experience stressful situations, they often underestimate their ability to cope with these situations and feel stuck. Viewpoint Center empowers families...

Parents are highly intuitive when it comes to noticing changes in their child’s behavior, but sometimes these changes feel inexplicable. It is hard to pinpoint when your quiet, sensitive child starts to worry about everything or when your independent, self-sufficient child starts to push boundaries...

Many mental health hospitals have a high turnover rate because the assessment process begins and ends at intake. The assumption is that people receive individual therapy on an outpatient basis and that inpatient hospitalization is solely for stabilization. At ViewPoint Center, we believe that a...

Stress is something that everyone deals with on a daily basis, but when it starts having an impact on your overall wellness it can become a major problem. Raising awareness about stress is important because many parents and teens don’t know how stress presents itself...

According to a Committee on Adolescent Health Care, around half of all mental health issues start by age 14, with more than 75% of individuals with mental health struggles reporting that their mental health significantly affects their everyday functioning by young adulthood. It can be...

It is common for teens to joke about “being a hypochondriac” when it comes to making a self-diagnosis of their headache as a brain tumor based on WebMD results, but, in this scenario, they often know that they realistically probably don’t have cancer. The line...

It can be difficult to find out what is going on in your isolated teen’s life if they spend most of their time in their room and aren’t the one to initiate conversations with you. Just because your teen prefers to spend time alone doesn’t...

When their teen enters a treatment program for crisis intervention, many families are overwhelmed about what to do next. They may understand that reaching out for help was a positive first step, but may realize that their child was struggling more than they thought they...