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Tips to Promote Positive Teen Body Image 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Tips to Promote Positive Teen Body Image

According to the NYC Girl’s Project, as early as middle school 40 to 70 percent of girls and assigned female at birth dislike at least two parts of their bodies.…

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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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Why Instagram Could Be Worse for Your Child with Low Self Esteem 1200 675 Solstice RTC

Why Instagram Could Be Worse for Your Child with Low Self Esteem

Social media is embedded in most of our daily lives today, few will dispute that. Adults are known to have at least a Facebook profile, while teens are known to…

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depressed teenage daughter
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Facts About Your Depressed Teenage Daughter

The onset of depression occurs differently based on the individual. A new study even suggests that males and females and assigned female at birth develop depression differently. Depression is often…

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severe depression in teens
Getting Treatment for Depression in Teen Girls 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Getting Treatment for Depression in Teen Girls

While depression can occur in both genders during adolescence, teen girls and assigned female at birth are more than twice as likely to develop depression than their male counterparts. If…

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risky teen behavior
Risky Teen Behaviors: Differences Between Positive and Negative Risks 640 426 Solstice RTC

Risky Teen Behaviors: Differences Between Positive and Negative Risks

The teenage years are the years in which one develops the desire to fit in. This desire may come with a high cost. During the adolescent years, opportunity and risk…

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symptoms of cyberbullying and ptsd
Cyberbullying Linked to Symptoms of PTSD 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Cyberbullying Linked to Symptoms of PTSD

A recent study, linking cyberbullying to symptoms of PTSD, found that more than a third of the cyberbullies were not involved in traditional bullying, whereas a huge majority of the…

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social anxiety in teens
Shyness or Social Anxiety in Teens? Symptoms and Triggers 1790 2560 Solstice RTC

Shyness or Social Anxiety in Teens? Symptoms and Triggers

Adolescence is filled with new experiences and challenges. Teen girls are going through physical and emotional changes and puberty starts and social dynamics begin to shift. With all these changes,…

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Chronic Stress in Teens: More Likely In Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned female at birth After Trauma 1280 853 Solstice RTC

Chronic Stress in Teens: More Likely In Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned female at birth After Trauma

As children grow into adults, it’s important to learn how to cope with adversity–it’s actually an essential skill to living a happy, healthy life. When something stressful happens, our body…

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how does mindfulness reduce stress
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How Does Mindfulness Reduce Stress? 7 Outcomes of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

In a 2014 national survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 31 percent of adolescents aged 13 to 17 said that their stress increased in the previous year, and 42…

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my child is addicted to instagram
Is Your Daughter’s Addiction to Instagram Likes Affecting Her Ability to Feel Well-Liked? 6000 4000 srtc_admin

Is Your Daughter’s Addiction to Instagram Likes Affecting Her Ability to Feel Well-Liked?

Instagram just proposed that they would start hiding likes from other viewers in an attempt to empower users to use it as a platform of self-expression rather than self-comparison. Younger…

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sleep deprivation
Is your child not sleeping enough? Five Signs of Sleep Deprivation In Teens 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Is your child not sleeping enough? Five Signs of Sleep Deprivation In Teens

Does your teen constantly complain about not getting enough sleep? Does they stay up past midnight trying to get homework completed? If so, she’s probably sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation in…

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