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What Parents Need to Know About Teen Suicide Trends

It’s not just your imagination.  Teen suicide rates are rising at alarming rates.  The suicide rate for white children and teens between 10 and 17 was up 70% between 2006 and 2016, the latest data analysis available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although black children and teens kill themselves less often than white youth do, the rate of increase was […]

What Depression Really Looks Like

Depression. It’s a word we hear a lot about. Teens facing depression, Postpartum Depression, Major Depression, and more, have become common issues that we hear about and talk about regularly. And we all have an image in our minds of what depression looks like. We imagine crying and laying in bed all day, unable to […]

When Your Teen Has ADHD

It seems more and more teens are struggling with Attention Deficient/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) these days. Whether we are just doing a better job of diagnosing it, if current trends including use of electronic devises are contributing, or if it’s simply genetic or environmental factors, or even perhaps some combination of these, it seems ADHD is […]
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