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Seven Signs of Teen Substance Abuse

Adolescence is not easy. Teenagers face a double-whammy: they’re going through in internal physiological revolution while simultaneously learning the rules of society and coming to grips with the inevitable transition to adulthood. As parents, a great deal of this transformation can make your growing kid act distant, reactive, and for lack of a better word, […]

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The Positive Effect of Meditation on Adolescent Academic Performance

The Mindfulness Movement and Adolescent Behavior Over the past four decades, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Techniques have been proven effective in alleviating a wide variety of emotional and psychological challenges in adults, adolescents and children. In the medical and scientific world, MBSR was first legitimized by research performed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the […]

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Resource for Parents of Children With Mental Health Issues

Support for Parents of Children With Mental Health Issues Parenting is one of the most rewarding jobs in life. Children remind us of what’s most important: joy, laughter, and honest human connections. It’s often said that having children is like “watching your heart walk around outside your body.” They take us back to basics, and […]

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Modes of Psychotherapy for Adolescents and Children

Therapy for Adolescents and Children There are many reasons why adolescents and children might need to seek the help of a psychiatrist, psychotherapist or counselor. The most commonly held conception is that only children with significant issues need to talk to a professional, but this is not always the case. Although it is true that […]

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Healthy Foods for Kids With ADHD

ADHD: A Very Brief History Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) first became an officially recognized diagnosis by the medical community in the late 1980s. Before then, it was referred to by various names—Attention Deficit Disorder With and Without Hyperactivity (early 1980s), Hyperactivity (1970s), and Hyperkinetic Reaction of Childhood (1950s-1960s). Pediatricians and children’s health care specialists […]

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