depression
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Is Social Media Making Your Kid Depressed?

A recent study from San Diego University identified a correlation between the increased amount of time teens spend using electronic... Read full post »
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Teen Mental Health Issues and the “Not My Kid” Phenomenon

Ryan is 16 years old and a junior in high school. He is on the football team, he’s popular, and... Read full post »
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What Is Resiliency and How Can it Help a Child Combat Stress?

When a child suffers trauma or has negative experiences it does not dictate their future. Children can survive and even... Read full post »
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It’s World Mental Health Day: Help Stop the Stigma

A man stands in front of a group of people and asks, “Who here has mental health?” Only a handful... Read full post »

Groundbreaking: A New Building and a New System of Care

A 2012 report from physicians and researchers in the University of California system revealed that for the first time since... Read full post »

Kids and Self-Injury: What Parents Need to Know

What is self-injury? Self-injury is the act of physically hurting oneself without the intent to die. It is a sign... Read full post »

SAD: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

At this time of the year, it feels like winter will drag on forever and spring will never get here.... Read full post »

Addiction: A Real Disease

Addiction is a real disease. It is not a weakness. Or an easy thing to overcome just by willpower. Virtually,... Read full post »