October 24, 2017
What Causes Emotional Behavior Disorder?
A parent’s investigation into emotional behavior disorder usually starts with a phone call that goes something like this: “Hello, Mrs. ___. It’s the principal’s office. Your (son or daughter) has been exhibiting Read More
October 10, 2017
What is Suicidal Behavior Disorder?
Suicidal behavior can be difficult to talk about. Starting the conversation, however, is critical to fighting back against this mental disorder. It is important to understand the criteria for suicidal behavior Read More
September 28, 2017
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?
If you live in Alaska, chances are you’ve had a friend or a family member experience the “winter blues.” In fact, 9% of Alaskans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, also Read More
August 22, 2017
How is PTSD Treated in Teens?
Teens who experience trauma can often recover from the experience over the course of several months. However, sometimes the trauma is severe enough, or other factors affect the recovery rate, Read More
August 12, 2017
What are the Signs of PTSD in Teens?
As parents or caregivers we never what to think of children or teens in our care going through an event traumatic enough to cause Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) much less Read More
July 31, 2017
Does my Teenager Have a Mental Illness?
If you are worried about your teenager, you are not alone. It is very common for parents to wonder and worry if the behavior they are witnessing is normal or Read More
June 27, 2017
What are the Benefits of Group Therapy for my Teen?
What is Group Therapy? Group therapy has become a well-recognized practice within the counseling community that provides a safe and supportive environment for participants to vocalize their feelings and emotions. In Read More
May 30, 2017
Mental Health Issues Affect Teens Too
The teen years are difficult for your child and you as a parent. If your teen is struggling with a mental illness, it can magnify the already tumultuous experiences teenagers experience. Read More
April 25, 2017
What is Family Therapy?
Family therapy provides both the families of a struggling teen and the teen themselves with a safe place to heal. If your teen is wrestling with depression, eating disorders, suicidal tendencies, or Read More
April 11, 2017
How Do I Talk to My Teens About Drugs? Part 2
You can’t avoid talking to your child or teen about drugs. There are too many risks for them in today’s society, and as their parent, you are on the front Read More