All people can have a negative emotional reaction to some event or circumstance in life that provokes stress. While changes and unexpected events like illness… Read More »Teenage Adjustment Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, and More for Parents
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Schizophrenia is a chronic, debilitating psychiatric disorder that is not commonly diagnosed in children under 12 years old. Although it is possible to develop symptoms… Read More »Residential Schizophrenia Treatment for Teens
The DSM-5 defines ODD as “a pattern of angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, or vindictiveness lasting at least six months.” Children on the spectrum are more… Read More »The Link Between the Autism Spectrum and Teen Defiance (ODD)
How Parents Can Stop Feeling Powerless When Their Teen Runs Away Panic, fear, guilt, confusion–all emotions that parents of runaway teenagers experience when they learn… Read More »Coping with a Runaway Teenager: Advice and Resources for Parents
Listen to Article or Download Help Your Daughter Recognize Signs of a Toxic Boyfriend Before It’s Too late When your teen daughter starts dating, you… Read More »How to Spot Signs of a Toxic Teen Relationship
Introduction: The History of Reform Schools One of the first reform schools for so-called “delinquent” children, the Philadelphia House of Refuge, opened 200 years ago… Read More »Are Reform Schools a Good Option for Parents Today?
When a troubled teen is in crisis mode, finding a residential treatment center or a boarding school can be one of the most life-changing steps… Read More »Does Insurance Cover Residential Treatment and Therapeutic Boarding Schools?
How to Help a Teen Refusing Treatment Teenagers with mental health or severe personality disorders struggle to manage thoughts and behaviors that get them in… Read More »How to Talk to Your Teen About Residential Treatment
Lack of motivation? No interest in anything? Teenage depression is a chronic mental disorder characterized by feelings of intense sadness, which last from a few… Read More »The Warning Signs of Teenage Depression
Technology and cyberspace have become an integral part of today’s education. School children constantly use the latest technologies, including PCs, Smartphones, the Internet, and Social… Read More »10 Essential Ways Teachers Can Stop Cyberbullying