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[caption id="attachment_3833" align="alignright" width="447"] Photo Source: Flickr User Victor Bezrukov[/caption] When there is a traumatic event or accumulation of stressors, an adolescent might not have the ability to cope with their emotions and environment. This can result in intense feelings of depression and fear coupled with dangerous...

[caption id="attachment_3823" align="alignnone" width="425"] Photo Source: Flickr User Fox Valley Institute[/caption] The teenage years are a struggle for both parents and teens alike. You know some rebellion and emotional issues are normal for adolescents, but how do you know when to step in and seek help...

[caption id="attachment_3820" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo Source: Flickr User- Pabak Sarkar[/caption] With such extensive technological advances in the past few years, it is not surprising that the mental health industry is following suit. There are literally thousands of resources via phone, tablet or computer that allow teens...

[caption id="attachment_3812" align="alignright" width="570"] Photo Source: Flickr User- CollegeDegrees360[/caption] The source is age-old problems like what they should do after high school    Since 2007, the American Psychological Association (APA) has conducted a survey of different aspects of stress in America. This year’s analysis focused on teens, and...

[caption id="attachment_3805" align="alignleft" width="414"] Photo Source: Flickr User- Andrew Mason[/caption] Interesting article on depression screening. Research is starting to offer doctor's a way to objectively measure mental health. This help for adults came years after successful research on how to help teenagers through similar testing. Diagnosing clinical...