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LGBTQ teens and bullying
Family Support Reduces Risk of Bullying Among LGBTQ Teens 2560 1922 srtc_admin

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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social anxiety in teens
A silent fear: Recognizing social anxiety in teens 2560 1709 Solstice RTC

A silent fear: Recognizing social anxiety in teens

Have you noticed that your teen avoids social situations? Maybe they skip school dances or avoid any group activities after school? We tend to label those teens as “just shy”,…

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disordered eating
Are your daughter’s eating habits scary? Spotting disordered eating in teens 2560 1922 Solstice RTC

Are your daughter’s eating habits scary? Spotting disordered eating in teens

Is your teen constantly on a new diet? Is they always looking for a new way to cut carbs and lose a few pounds? Sometimes, trying to eat healthier is…

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emotional struggles in teens
Working Through Emotional Struggles in Teens 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Working Through Emotional Struggles in Teens

Our culture often portrays teens as moody, dramatic, and difficult to deal with, which can mask deeper emotional and mental struggles that go far beyond the dramatic teen trope. An…

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transitioning from wilderness programs
Back to School Tips & How We Help Our Students Thrive 5976 3992 Solstice RTC

Back to School Tips & How We Help Our Students Thrive

Transitioning back to school after a lengthy, relaxed, thrilling summer vacation is easy for some students–but for others, it’s painful and often creates unnecessary struggle throughout the rest of the…

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teen self harm
Is the Rate of Teen Self-Harm Rising? 2560 1709 Solstice RTC

Is the Rate of Teen Self-Harm Rising?

In a study posted in the US National Library of Medicine, researchers found that the rate of teen self-harm may be increasing. In later studies, only 7 to 13 percent…

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mindful new year
Starting the New Year Strong: Mindfulness Practices for A Fresh Start 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Starting the New Year Strong: Mindfulness Practices for A Fresh Start

After all of the challenges, heartache, and nonstop stream of negativity that 2020 brought to our world, 2021 presents an opportunity to reset our mindsets and start the new year…

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mental health crisis
Transitioning Back to School Environment After Mental Health Crisis 2560 1706 srtc_admin

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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Out of Control Teenager
Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back 0 0 srtc_admin

Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back

Parenting a teenager can often feel like a power struggle. Adolescence is a time in one’s life filled with hormonal changes, the pressure to fit in, and discover who one…

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teen eating disorders
Teen eating disorders: Talking to your teen about a potential eating issue 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Teen eating disorders: Talking to your teen about a potential eating issue

If you notice your teen is skipping meals, only taking a bite or two of their food every meal, or running to the bathroom every time dinner’s over, it may…

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help for a defiant teenage daughter
Overcoming the Power Struggle: Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter 6000 4000 srtc_admin

Overcoming the Power Struggle: Help For A Defiant Teenage Daughter

Finding help for a defiant teenage child can be a difficult process. With hormonal changes, it can feel like a constant power struggle. When your teen is constantly going against…

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A Craving for ‘Likes’: Is It a Social Media Addiction? 1280 720 Solstice RTC

A Craving for ‘Likes’: Is It a Social Media Addiction?

There are certain reward centers in the brain that go crazy for things like chocolate or winning money, which explains why people binge on chocolate or continue to gamble even…

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