Talk to Your Teen About Substance Abuse

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Finding ways to talk to your teen can seem like pulling teeth. It’s not always fun and sometimes ends in screaming or slamming doors. Teenage years aren’t always a breeze for more parents. You child is going through puberty which means hormonal changes, moodiness, trouble fitting in with…

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Heroin and Your Teen, Do They Need Help?

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Heroin addiction has become a country wide epidemic in recent years and is not a serious problem amongst teens. Insight Treatment, a teen drug treatment center will give you information about heroins and what they do to your teens. As the parents of a teenager you are probably…

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Self Harming Co-Occurring Disorders in Your Teen

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Self-harming is characterized as the purposeful action of creating physical self-harm without the internal on suicide. This behavior (cutting or burning) is common with teenagers and adolescents due to underlying emotional issues or the absence of coping skills.  Self-harming is used as a way for your teen to…

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Adolescent Mental Health Professionals Lunch

Adolescent Mental Health Professionals

Insight Treatment organized a lunch with adolescent mental health professionals to talk, share updates and information while enjoying a lunch provided by Insight’s team. The event was held at the CareFree Boat Club in Marina del Rey, and it was an informal day by the ocean with teen…

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How to Address Normal Teenage Behavioral Problems

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Teenagers aren’t always easy and being a good parent can include trying times filled with uncertainty and confusion. You want to create a trusting, close relationship with your kids but it can mean facing many different roadblocks on the way to that destination. Teenagers dealing with behavioral problems…

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Social Media and Teen Drug Abuse

Social Media and Teen Drug Abuse

Teens spend the majority of their day looking at social media and almost always have their cellphones in close proximity. Social Media itself has become an influential tool in the lives of most teens and it has a lot of power. In fact, its also become a place…

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Social Media and the Mental Health of Your Teen

Social Media and the Mental Health of Your Teen

Social Media has become a constant in the lives of our teens and the world. Many of us check our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or browse Reddit every morning before getting out of bed. Your teen probably spends hours on Instagram and Snapchat sending ‘snaps’ and ‘dm’s’ during…

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