Reading Time: 3 minutes As we emerge from the pandemic and look back on the last year, the individual and collective losses associated with COVID-19 can seem overwhelming for all of us. And teens […]
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Reading Time: 4 minutes Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth face the same challenges that all teens grapple with during this time of life—and they also must cope with an additional […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes The pandemic has led to a rise in what’s known as conversion disorder. What is conversion disorder exactly? In a nutshell, it’s a disorder in which emotional issues such as […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Teenager borderline personality disorder symptoms can be confusing, frustrating, and hard for both teens and their loved ones to understand. Because a teen’s personality is still developing at their age, […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes One in six US teens has a mental health disorder. One in three teens will meet the criteria for an anxiety disorder by the age of 18.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The adolescent years can be difficult for both parents and children, as teens fight to develop more independence, while parents struggle to set appropriate teen boundaries. As much as teens […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes With an increasing number of teens making mental health emergency room visits, the introduction of a new suicide screening tool may help save lives. Called the Computerized Adaptive Screen for […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes In the new Billie Eilish documentary “The World’s a Little Blurry,” 17-year-old Billie—now a global superstar herself—talks about the over-the-top crush she had on Justin Bieber just a few years […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s now been nine months since COVID-related social distancing guidelines went into effect in the United States. In some countries, restrictions have been in place even longer. As the crisis […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes “Is it okay if my son stays in his room all the time?” That’s a question that parents of teen boys are asking frequently these days. With online school and […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Body image refers to the way teens feel about their bodies, not how they actually look. Having a healthy body image refers to being satisfied with one’s appearance. When a […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Today, one in five teens has a diagnosable mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety. And these teen mental disorders are on the rise. In fact, experts say that mental disorders in […]