Age: Teens

What you can do about depression

Depression has increased from 8.7 percent to 11.3 percent among youth 12 to 20 years of age in the past 10 years according to research published in the November Journal of Pediatrics. Based on the self-report of over 175,000 adolescents, more … Continue reading

An alternative approach to therapy

Many people who need and want psychotherapy never obtain it. This may be due to a variety of reasons, including the embarrassment of seeking help or the inconvenience of visiting an office on a regular basis. An alternative approach is … Continue reading

Beware of burns

Toddlers love to be where mom is. So that means all too often they are right underfoot while you are curling your hair, cooking or even running on the treadmill.  Unfortunately these become likely scenarios for your child to end … Continue reading

Yes to sex

Apps on our smartphones allow us to get directions, order pizza or play a video game. An app called “Yes to Sex” now encourages young people to make more informed decisions about their sexual relationships. The app requests that you … Continue reading

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