Resources
 

Uncategorized

With the holiday season in full swing, many people will encounter family members they have not regularly seen or spoken to throughout the past year. While television shows and movies often portray time with family as a nostalgic blend of re-connection, joyous celebration, and easy...

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...

The Washington Post recently reported that it looks like the 18-year-old Munich shooter that killed 9 people was an isolated and depressed teen who had experienced bullying. Investigators also say he had issues with panic attacks when thrown into social situations and was obsessed with...

Is your struggling student having issues focusing or solving problems? Or are they having issues thinking outside of the box or being flexible? According to a recent article by PsychCentral, the answer may be between squeezing a hard ball versus a soft ball with your...

“Oh, she’s crazy”, “Yeah, that guy is a maniac”, “That person is nuts”; these are all phrases people say on a regular basis to describe people they perceive to have mental health issues. And all of these phrases are super negative. Why? Because our society...

A teen assessment center is all about clarifying a teen’s diagnosis and making sure it’s correct. Licensed experts such as a psychologist, psychiatrist, professional therapist and psychiatric nurse practitioner will review an adolescent’s current diagnosis and medication for its accuracy and effectiveness, then improve it...

5 Ways to Help Coping with Failure [caption id="attachment_4385" align="alignright" width="150"] Photo Credit: flickr user - .jocelyn.[/caption] As a teen, failure can seem like the end of the world. We learn throughout adolescence, that failure is a part of life. It’s a setback, an emotional letdown, a...

In a recent New York Times article, the link between teen mental health and physical health was explored. The article emphasized a lack of treating children’s pain--something you’d think wouldn’t be an issue--because of a misunderstanding of how it works, and how it affects them later in...

CNN recently reported on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) newly released new data from their Youth Risk Behavior Survey--which has been going on every other year since 1991. It outlines common teen difficulties, like alcohol use, cigarette use, driving drunk, and much...