How To Protect Your Teen From Cyberbullying

How To Protect Your Teen From Cyberbullying Everyone knows what it feels like to be bullied. The time of Adolescence is a hard time for anyone and getting bullied is just an inherent consequence of being a teenager. That’s all good and well, but what about when the torment of a bully is inescapable? What […]

A New Twist On Some Old Brain Myths

To read the original post published on and written by Donald Trump on May 31, 2018 1. We only use 4 to 5% of our brains. The usual ten percent myth is wrong, according to Brain Vizion. We have even more untapped potential waiting to be unlocked! Brain is the most complex organ in the human body & serves as the […]

Choice That Changed The Lives Of This Family

Sometimes you come to a crossroads when a decision can affect the rest of your life. Beth’s family faced such a moment in February 2011, when she and her husband decided to send their son, Alan, to a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens: Turning Winds Academic Institute in Montana. By then, Alan was a […]

Behavioral Issues For Parents Of Adopted Teenage Girls To Look Out For

When adopted teenage girls struggle with the inherent physical, emotional, or social changes of adolescence, out of control behaviors are typical and should even be expected. The following article examines some of the most common behavioral problems in adopted teens, and furthermore, teaches parents of adopted teens how to handle these behavioral issues. Typical Out […]

Recognizing Trauma In Your Teen

How To Recognize Trauma In Your Teen  Recognizing trauma in an adolescent can be difficult. Many of the symptoms of trauma, also known as post-traumatic stress disorder, are similar to typical behavior that teens exhibit. However, trauma is a serious disorder that has far reaching effects that can carry on for adolescent girls well into adulthood, […]

Are Antidepressants Making Teens More Depressed?

Common Depression Drugs for Adolescents Are Ineffective It is not uncommon for well-intentioned parents to turn to prescription medications in an attempt to relieve their child’s depression. However, what if parents knew these medications prescribed to depressed teens were not only ineffective but instead, made symptoms worse? Would these parents continue to roll the dice […]

Recognizing Depression in Teenage Girls

Depression is a mood disorder characterized by disturbances in emotional response and thoughts. It disproportionately affects adolescent girls at a rate of twice as much when compared to adolescent boys. There are theories as to why girls are more likely to suffer from depression, such as it being a consequence of the earlier development of […]

The Five Stages Of Grief

What Are The 5 Stages of Grief? The 5 stages of grief is an emotional gauge used by those in the mental health industry. The proven method of using five progressive stages to represent the grieving process was created to help people further understand their own, personal trauma, as well as help them empathize with the emotional […]