mental health

mental health

ADHD and addiction in teens
Posted by | July 30, 2018
ADHD and Addiction

What is ADHD? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder of the brain which is identified by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development, especially...

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Posted by | November 21, 2017
LGBT-Inclusive Treatment

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people all face a very real and very prevalent social stigma. This population is frequently othered and has cause to feel unsafe and often times...

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Posted by | August 31, 2017
Understanding Teen Depression

It is difficult to wrap one’s head around the idea of teen depression. After all, we were all teenagers once, and for most of us, there was no such thing....

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teen anxiety
Posted by | June 20, 2017
The Realities of Teen Anxiety

A current documentary that was made for PBS is entitled "It’s 'Just' Anxiety", and this movie couldn’t have been given a more ironic title. Whenever you do a news search...

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teenage trauma
Posted by | May 31, 2017
Trauma Signs in Teenagers and When to Get Help

By Meg Newman, LMFT I have been working in the field of psychotherapy since 2002. At that time, I did my traineeship at Kaiser Permanente in the Chemical Dependency IOP...

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