The Gifted Teen Has Both a Blessed and Burdened Life

The Gifted Teen Has Both a Blessed and Burdened Life

Every once in awhile, you’ll hear about a young child who excels at music and has been composing since a child or a teen who has already obtained a Ph.D. in physics and working on the next scientific breakthrough. Scan the Internet and you’ll find plenty of stories of children and teens with exceptional talent. You’ll read about a five year old who has already […]

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Treating Teen Panic Disorder In A New Way

Treating Teen Panic Disorder In A New Way

Back in the days of Sigmund Freud, around the early 1900’s, anxiety was seen as a reflection of repressed conflicts or hidden, unexpressed desires. In order to treat the anxiety, psychoanalytic therapy was necessary to gain insight into the inner conflict. However, today, anxiety is seen as a set of behavioral and physical symptoms stemming from a set of irrational beliefs. To treat the teen […]

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Mood Disorders: Looking at Teen Depression and Bipolar Disorders

Mood Disorders: Looking at Teen Depression and Bipolar Disorders

As you can already imagine, the teenager is at a unique crossroads. They stand at the uncomfortable intersection between being a child, under the influence of parents and teachers, and being an adult, attempting to find a sense of autonomy. You can imagine the sense of insecurity they might feel, the pressure to fit into society, the need for acceptance, and the experimentation they might […]

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Give Your Child Life Again with Teen Suicide Treatment

Give Your Child Life Again with Teen Suicide Treatment

Growing up as a teenager in today’s ever-changing world can be quite a challenge, even for the most grounded and cared for child. However, many teenagers suffer from suicidal thoughts or actions that hurt not just them but friends and family members as well. If you believe that your teenager is suffering from suicidal thoughts, it is important to understand the symptoms and to seek […]

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Helping Your Teen With Alcohol Addiction

Helping Your Teen With Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction is a serious problem, and if you suspect that your teenager may be abusing alcohol, there are many ways you can help them confront their addiction and begin to move past it. If you are looking for teen alcohol addiction help, you may want to reach out to your child’s school counselor or guidance office. They can help you locate further resources, such […]

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Dangers of Adolescent Eating Disorders

Dangers of Adolescent Eating Disorders

While it may not seem like a very big deal to skip a few meals here and there, or to force yourself to throw up after a big meal once in a while, these acts are actually signs of some very serious illnesses. Anorexia is what doctors have named when someone refuses to eat sufficient calories because of a fear of becoming fat. When you […]

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What You Should Do if You Suspect Your Teen is Abusing Prescription Drugs

What You Should Do if You Suspect Your Teen is Abusing Prescription Drugs

Determining whether or not your child is using drugs or alcohol can be difficult, as many teens experience erratic behavior and mood swings. Trying to decide if your teen is simply going through a phase or is really making some serious negative decision can make any parent questions their sanity, but with the sharp increase in teen prescription drug abuse, it is not something that […]

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