Reading Time: 5 minutes According to recent research, young people suffer from loneliness far more than any other age group. A study published in July 2021 found that twice as many adolescents experience loneliness today […]
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Reading Time: 7 minutes September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and this year it’s more important than ever before for parents, healthcare providers, teachers, and teenagers themselves to understand the key elements of […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The new Netflix documentary Pray Away is spreading awareness about the devastating impact of the “ex-gay” movement on LGBTQ teen and young adult mental health. The film examines so-called conversion […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes When Olympic gymnast Simone Biles dropped out of the team competition at the Tokyo Games on July 27 to focus on her mental health, she set a positive example for […]
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 […]
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 […]