Teenage Cutting: A Trend on the Rise

Author: Education.com Cutting is an increasingly popular behavior among teens—and it doesn’t mean skipping classes, anymore. Cutting, with a paper clip, scissors, pen or other sharp object on the skin, is just one of a number of self-injurious behaviors that kids use to hurt themselves.

A Long Arm: Teen Depression

Author: Psychology Today -Depressed adolescents retain functional scars later in life.- You could say it’s depressing news. Not only do adolescents experience major depression at the same rates that adults do, three quarters of depressed adolescents experience further psychiatric disorder. By age 24, half of them have had…

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Warning Signs & Symptoms of Eating Disorders

Author: Eating Disorders Victoria It is important to know the warning signs of an eating disorder.  These may indicate that an eating disorder is developing or is being experienced in full.  Below are lists of behavioural, physical and psychological signs or changes which often accompany an eating disorder….

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Worrying Vs. Caring: Do You Know The Difference?

Author: Donna Labermeier via Huffington Post Most people would say that worrying is pointless and a waste of time and energy. I submit to you that it is actually harmful. Here’s why: Worry is fear-based. It is a projection of negative energy. Caring, on the other hand, is…

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3 Myths About Teen Use Of Marijuana Debunked

Author: Psychology Today It is not uncommon for parents of a teen abusing a variety of illegal mind altering substances, to attempt to make a deal with the teen; “that if they quit everything else, they will be allowed to just use pot.” This is not surprising given…

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