bullying teens

Bullying and its Affects on Teenagers

Introduction Bullying is a problem that is all too real and all too common. It goes beyond teasing, and some teens try to keep it to themselves, either because they are embarrassed, or they feel that no one will care or help them. Many people don’t realize the negative impact that bullying has on teenagers.…
teen cell phone addiction

Teen Cell Phone Addiction – How to Tell When It’s Too Much

Everywhere you look, there are teenagers huddling over their phones. Even in groups, they study their screens, scroll through content on social media sites and take selfies to post and share. As frustrating as it can be to try to communicate with a teen while they are engrossed in their phone, parents should be aware…
adolescent heroin use

Adolescent Heroin Addiction – What to do When You Feel Like the Sky is Falling

Adolescent heroin addiction takes over every aspect of their life including their personality, mental and physical well-being. Because the signals of adolescent heroin use are so widespread, it’s often difficult for a parent to recognize it until their teen has become a heroin addict. Learning that the child you’ve raised since birth is now strung…
teen depression

Whats the Difference Between Teen Sadness and Teen Depression?

Adolescent depression is a serious mental health issue that can strike any child, at any time, without regard to race, gender, or socioeconomics. It’s important to swiftly identify and treat depression appropriately because the risky behaviors associated with it can result in disarray and even irreversible damage to both the child and family. Treatment can…