Category: Mental Health

Talking about sexuality

Adolescence can be difficult, but extraordinarily more so for our gay, lesbian, and bisexual teens, according to a study just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Compared with their heterosexual peers, sexual minority youth are significantly more … Continue reading

3 tips to use regret in a helpful way

Jessica regretted wasting her entire life.  She had a horrible relationship with her two wonderful parents. She had done poorly in high school, and now had few skills to get a meaningful job. She had been in a myriad of … Continue reading

Narrowing the digital divide

Parents are pretty clueless when it comes to knowing about their teens’ online lives, according to a survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance.  Based on a study of parents and 13 to 17-year-old teens, our kids are living in … Continue reading

5 things to know about therapy

The decision to seek mental health assistance is a tough one for many parents. Here is what you can expect. 1.Therapy is work.  You are seeking help because you are feeling overwhelmed and want someone to really appreciate your situation. … Continue reading

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