Depression

How do I talk to my teen about drugs?
April 4, 2017

How Do I Talk to My Teen About Drugs? Part 1

Having the conversation with your teen about drug use is never an easy one, even if you think they haven’t started using yet. Even though having the conversation may seem Read More

Which Antidepressants are OK for Teens?
March 14, 2017

Which Antidepressant Drugs are OK for Teens?

As we’ve discussed before in our blog on factors that cause teen depression, it can be difficult to separate the normal teenage mood swings from clinical depression. But if you believe 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 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

Does My teen Have a Mental Illness
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