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Returning to the Classroom: Six Ways to Prepare For a Successful Transition

Vaccination rates in the U.S. are increasing and reported COVID-19 cases are declining. With the publication of new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on opening schools safely, many educational institutions around the country are beginning to open for in-person instruction, if they haven’t opened already. This news comes as a relief for […]

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A Brief History of Treatment for Eating Disorders

If you have an eating disorder or witnessed the effect an eating disorder has on a friend or loved one, you know how difficult it can be to manage. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, orthorexia, and others can cause lasting damage to the body. These disorders can also have a devastating effect on […]

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Anger, Impulsivity, Sleep, and Teens: The Serotonin Connection

Serotonin Affects Impulsivity, Uncontrollable Anger, and Sleep in Teens Everyone gets angry. Everyone has impulses. And everyone knows that without adequate sleep, they’re more likely to be irritable, snappy, and reactive. When we’re snappy and reactive, the systems in our brain that regulate impulses and moderate anger aren’t functioning properly. In that way, when we’re […]

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Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, and other eating disorders are quite a serious problem – in fact, for many patients, they can be deadly. Estimated mortality rates hover in the four to five percent range, and that number climbs higher when including co-occurring disorders. A person with an eating disorder has an elevated risk […]

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The Changing Landscape of Teen Mental Health Treatment

Teen Mental Health Treatment: Meet Them Where They Are, Treat the Whole Person Mental health treatment has come a long, long way. Just a hundred years ago, we hid people with mental health problems away in places with names like insane asylums or sanitoriums. We treated them with techniques that now appear barbaric. Ice baths, […]

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What is Indirect/Vicarious Trauma and How Does It Develop in Teens?

Hearing about a horrific tragedy that has occurred or is occurring can sometimes result in symptoms of trauma – even for people who weren’t directly involved in the event. This concept is known as indirect trauma. If this has happened to you, you know that traumatic symptoms can develop immediately after you hear the news, […]

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