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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...

Among teenage behavior problems, inappropriate cell phone use is a relatively new one that really only begun about 10 to 15 years ago. In an article by TIME magazine, the issues surrounding teen cell phone use were discussed. CommonSense Media recently released a survey reporting...

In a recent article by Psych Central, the topic of learning to handle emotions was discussed. If you have an out of control teenager, you’ve probably googled something along the lines of, “How to control a teen’s emotions.” I’ll tell you right now, there’s no...

Online Learning Games for Kids Creates Serious Brain Benefits Many people would argue that forms of media and video games have a negative effect on kids. For many parents, certain elements of video games seem like a complete waste of time and brain power. Kids today...

Monitoring Teens Online Behavior: How to Get It Right In this day and age, teens have access to an unlimited amount of technology and internet resources. If they want to better understand a topic, all they have to do is google it. While there are settings...

How to Understand the Significance of Emotions When Dealing with Teenage Problems [caption id="attachment_4217" align="alignright" width="300"] Image source: TwentyFour Students[/caption] When you’re a teenager, you have absolutely no idea who you are. You’re in one of the many stages of your life, where you’re discovering what your...