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At ViewPoint, we have the ability to support teens who have struggled with anorexia in the past, although we are not strictly an anorexia treatment center. We can, however, provide an extra level of care towards other issues connected to the eating disorder. Eating disorders...

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...

Most parents know how far the power of an out of control teen can go. It can escalate from slamming doors in your face mid-sentence to sneaking out at night to breaking into buildings to abusing drugs. Teen angst is a normal part of growing up,...

Mental health treatment for teens is incredibly important, yet often overlooked by society. While more and more people are drawing attention to the destructive power of untreated mental illnesses, we still have a very long way to go. Mental health and physical health are inherently...

As a private mental health facility for teens, we know that an accurate diagnosis as soon as possible can make the healing process much easier on an adolescent and their family. Families often come to us confused with multiple diagnoses attached to their son or...

If you haven’t already seen it on the news, studies have recently shown that middle school suicides have reached an all time high. What’s causing this? Why are young people turning to this type of extreme? That’s what many researchers are trying to figure out....

Here’s a hard fact to face: a large amount of adolescents struggle with mental health issues. Many mental health issues actually develop during this confusing and transformative time--yet most of them go untreated. This is mainly due to society’s inability to look past stigmas that...

Processing issues in teens are still largely mysterious in how they’re caused. There are so many things linked to processing issues in teens--drugs, alcohol use, ADHD--and now there’s one more, according to a new study. Obesity among youth is increasing and so is high blood...

There is still an extreme shortage of teen mental health resources. This not only leads to untreated depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues--it also leads to dangerous situations. Recently, a school counselor talked a student in crisis out of using a loaded gun on...