Empowering Teens: Navigating Relationships During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Relationships During Teen Dating

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and promoting prevention of dating violence among teenagers. Statistics show that 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. will experience some form of dating abuse, and this month is a great time for education and empowerment.  Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month was […]

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders impact millions of people worldwide. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, “An estimated 9% of the U.S. population, or 28.8 million Americans, will have an eating disorder in their lifetime.” February 28th marks the beginning of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, a crucial time for spotlighting this critical […]

7 Benefits of Partial Day IOP Treatment for Teens & Adolescents

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Teenage mental health issues affect millions of young people around the globe, leaving many feeling isolated, hopeless, and lost. It’s easy to see why so many teenagers struggle with their mental health; dealing with everything from academic stress and social pressures to the ever-increasing demands of the digital age makes it difficult to feel stable […]

5 Ways Teens Benefit from Full Day PHP Treatment 

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Adolescence is a challenging time for everyone. The teen years are full of self-discovery and growth, but many teenagers also struggle deeply. Addiction and mental health issues are some of the most common — and life-altering — obstacles that teens face.  If your teen needs help conquering substance abuse, a mental health condition, or a […]

6 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health During Mental Wellness Month

January is Mental Wellness Month, and it couldn’t come at a better time.  Mental Wellness Month was established to focus attention on mental health and well-being. It’s reported that 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience some form of mental illness each year. The period following the holiday season can be particularly challenging for […]

What Parents Should Do When Their Teenager Lies to Them

Let’s cut to the chase. It’s almost one hundred percent certain your teenager has lied or will lie to you about something at some point during their teen years. A prerequisite for learning anything of value from this article is admitting that fact to yourself. And yes: it’s not without a sense of irony that […]

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

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Learning disabilities are not merely challenges but are also part of the diverse tapestry that makes up human cognition and learning styles. Each year, a month is dedicated to not only understanding these disabilities but also to appreciating the unique strengths and perspectives that they bring. In 1985, former President Ronald Reagan deemed October as […]

Depression Awareness Month

depression

  October stands out not just for its autumnal charm but for its profound significance in the mental health community. It’s the month when attention is drawn to the silent yet pervasive struggle that many young minds confront – depression. While this mental health condition has gained more recognition in society, more can and should […]

ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month (October 2023)

Amidst the vast spectrum of human cognition and behavior, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) emerges as a significant, yet often misinterpreted, facet. October 2023 presents another pivotal juncture, celebrating ADHD Awareness Month, where we strive for clearer understanding and dispelling myths. While ADHD Awareness Month positively contributes to a better understanding of this unique condition, there is […]

National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day

  National Depression Screening Day stands as a poignant reminder of the silent struggles that many individuals face daily. As an internationally recognized event, its mission is not only to raise awareness about depression but also to emphasize the importance of early detection and intervention. In a world that often misunderstands or stigmatizes mental health […]