March 7, 2017
Can You Prevent Eating Disorders in Teens?
Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia have been a grave concern amongst teens in Alaska for a while now, and the risk continues to increase. When we talk about prevention, Read More
February 28, 2017
How Serious is Prescription Drug Abuse in Teens?
Prescription drug abuse among teens is a growing problem in the US. Unfortunately, kids no longer have to go outside the home to find drugs to get high. The high Read More
February 21, 2017
4 Common Mental Health Disorders
Anyone who is raising or has raised a teenager knows that the adolescent years are full of exhausting ups and downs. It can be hard to keep up with where Read More
February 14, 2017
What is Anorexia and Bulimia in Teens?
Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) are a growing problem amongst teens today. In fact, one report says that 1 or 2 out of every 100 Read More
February 7, 2017
Tips for Teen Suicide Prevention
If you think a youth you know may be at risk for suicide, it can be a very alienating knowledge. You may be struggling with questions like: Should I tell Read More
January 31, 2017
5 Factors that can Cause Teen Depression
As with adults, there is no one specific thing we can point to and say “that causes depression.” With most teens, there will be a variety of factors that can Read More
January 25, 2017
You Can Save a Friend! Suicide Prevention Tips for Teens
Even if your friend hasn’t asked for help specifically, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t signs that they need help. Most teens who make a suicide attempt don’t really want Read More
January 15, 2017
11 Warning Signs Your Teen is in Crisis
The teenage years are challenging for both you as the parent and your teen. It can be a confusing time of raging hormones, turmoil and difficult questions. Unfortunately, there is Read More