Message to Teens Practicing Self-Injury, "There are Better Solutions!"
Self-injury urges affect almost half of young adults in the United States, and that number increases daily. Medical professionals describe this act as the deliberate ha
How Can I Control My Anger?
Are you finding yourself constantly in trouble because you can’t control your anger? Do you feel that violence is the only form of control and power that you have? Often, you probably aren’t even s
Message to Teens, "Unplanned Teen Pregnancy."
Few things can disrupt a teen’s future more than an unplanned pregnancy. All actions have consequences and having unprotected sex could lead to an unexpected pregnancy. A teenage pregnanc
How Teens Self-Medicate
Self-medication is when an individual treats their own ailment without consulting their physician or medical professional. An example of this would be an individual who suffers from generalized anxiety disorder and
What is Teenage Impulse Control Disorder?
The commonly used term Impulse Control Disorder refers to a large group of medical conditions related directly to impulsive behavior. This covers a very large range of medical conditions ranging fr
I Think my Teen Has Bulimia… What Can I do as a Parent?
Bulimia is a serious and common eating disorder characterized by purging (vomiting) immediately after consuming meals (typically large portions, or binging). The full condition
Teen Girls and Eating Disorders
Eating disorders are mental illnesses that disrupt normal eating patterns for those who are affected. Typical eating disorders include Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating, each with their own warning signs an
The Different Types of Bipolar Medication for Teens
After it’s determined by your doctor that your teen is suffering from a bipolar disorder the next step is treatment. The physician will determine the teenager’s physical and m