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What is Considered Normal Teenage Behavior?

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A decade or more ago, you made it through the “terrible twos” with your child. Now that he or she is a teenager, you might feel as though you’re playing a whole other ballgame. Your adolescent is transitioning from a child into an adult, and they might exhibit some behaviors that are puzzling or concerning […]

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Did you Know About These Effective Anxiety Relief Techniques

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Anxiety often sneaks up for seemingly no reason at all and hijacks the situation. Whether you’re in a social environment or at home, anxiety can appear and overwhelm you in a way that’s debilitating. Fortunately, there are a few anxiety relief techniques you can try to help curb your anxiety. Let’s take a closer look […]

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How to Support Your Depressed Teenager

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Is your teen struggling with depression? The teenage years are known for being difficult for quite a few reasons: First, teens today are under more stress than those in past generations. Also, adolescents are dealing with hormonal fluctuations combined with the difficult work of leaving childhood behind and entering adulthood. Their brains have not yet […]

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How to Recognize Drug Overdose Symptoms

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One of the main dangers of drug use, abuse, or addiction is that it will lead to an overdose. Although drug overdose can be fatal, the person’s life can be saved with quick treatment. One common issue is that bystanders might not know that someone is in the midst of a potentially fatal overdose. Young people, […]

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What Is Dual Diagnosis and How Is It Treated?

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Maybe you have heard the term “dual diagnosis” and have wondered what that is. Dual diagnosis is when a person has both a mental health condition (such as depression, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder) and an addiction (such as alcoholism, addiction to pain pills, or addiction to gambling). The two issues often go hand-in-hand and it […]

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7 Strategies for Dealing With Trauma

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Have you recently gone through a traumatic event? Maybe whatever you went through was many years ago but you’re still dealing with the aftermath: nightmares, flashbacks, and difficulty getting past the event. Whether your trauma is old or new, here are seven steps you can take that will make dealing with trauma easier and help you […]

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What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

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Most teens — in fact, most people of all ages — can find something about their bodies that they don’t like. Your son might wish he were taller or more muscular. Your daughter might not like the roundness of her hips or might wish her hair were thicker or a different color. These are normal […]

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