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defiant teens
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Emotional First Aid Strategies for Defiant Teens

When it comes to engaging in conversations with defiant teens, you are more likely to get into a power struggle than to start a dialogue, particularly when they are on…

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ADHD in teens
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How does ADHD in teens affect social skills?

Ever since ADHD emerged as a medical diagnosis in the late 1970s, thousands of children and teens have been diagnosed. As the years passed more research has emerged on how…

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bullying and self esteem
How Does Bullying Affect Self-Esteem in Teens? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

How Does Bullying Affect Self-Esteem in Teens?

Sometimes it can feel like bullying has become more and more prevalent in teens. Consistent torment by peers can take a toll on teens particularly in the way they view…

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students with social anxiety
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Small Class Sizes Support Students with Social Anxiety

In a public school classroom with thirty other students, it can feel overwhelming for teens with social anxiety to speak up and participate in class discussions. They may worry about…

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teens with social anxiety
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Navigating Online Relationships for Teens with Social Anxiety

Social media is no longer just for networking with friends and family. In fact, many teens follow more influencers than people they know online. In order to go “viral” on…

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mental health crisis
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Transitioning Back to School Environment After Mental Health Crisis

As many as one in five children need help with a mental health condition such as anxiety or depression. These students often have trouble processing information or focusing, which can…

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smartphone addiction
Does Smartphone Addiction Lead to Depression or Vice Versa? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Does Smartphone Addiction Lead to Depression or Vice Versa?

Typically, when we think about teens who spend a lot of time on their phones, we are more likely to wonder if they’re lonely than if they’re popular, or an…

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LGBTQ teens and bullying
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Family Support Reduces Risk of Bullying Among LGBTQ Teens

Adolescence is an especially critical time for LGBTQ teens who show higher rates of suicide attempts or thoughts, substance abuse, and depression, and higher rates of being bullied. Those who…

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neurofeedback and anxiety
Neurofeedback Useful for Anxiety Treatment 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Neurofeedback Useful for Anxiety Treatment

Teens with anxiety disorders often struggle to determine the root cause of their anxiety when they experience symptoms consistently. In some cases, they may have a hard time differentiating between…

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underage drinking and depression
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Underage Drinking and Depression Go Hand in Hand

According to the most recent Monitoring the Future Survey, the relationship between depressive symptoms and binge drinking has decreased by 16% over the last 30 years. Initial surveys suggested that…

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substance abuse in girls
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The Link Between Disordered Eating and Substance Use in Girls

Many girls who struggle with substance use, particularly alcohol use, often struggle with disordered eating. Both issues are related to attempts to control what they consume, as they have a…

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family relationships and depression
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Close Family Relationships Protect Against Depression

We know that social support can be a buffer against feeling overwhelmed by stress and experiencing symptoms of depression. While we typically think of social support as having a close…

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