Sixteen-year-olds can bring joy and frustration to a parent. There can be so many reasons for immense pride in how your son or daughter is growing up and accomplishing goals, but ...
Kids who seemed confident throughout childhood struggle to maintain self-assurance during the teen years. For many, adolescence is filled with self-doubt, a questionable body-image, and insecurity. Read More:
Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues are not exactly new, electronic media has changed or amplified some of ...
When kids are young, parents are used to swooping in and rescuing them whenever they need help. As your kids get older and their problems become more complex, you have to ...
It’s like a pressure cooker in here! No doubt, school is tough. For some, it’s the worry of being able to get enough credits to graduate high school, while for others ...
Your teen would love nothing more than to stay up all night playing video games or reading a fantasy novel. But the truth is, sleep deprivation makes ADHD symptoms exponentially worse ...
THIS teenager has never been a parent, but she has some VERY interesting tips for people who are — and we think she’s on to something. Read More:
Low self-esteem is common in teens, but it can be difficult to determine whether low self-esteem is a symptom of something more. Luckily, you can have a positive influence on your ...
When teens hear about suicide, it’s scary. It’s also scary for their parents. With good reason: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 24, ...
Although up to 20 percent of adolescents experience a depressive episode each year, the medical community has struggled to implement programs that effectively prevent depression. Researchers at the University of Illinois ...
What causes some adolescents to thrive while other teenagers struggle with substance abuse and mental health? Through years of research, the scientists who study development and the clinicians who treat troubled ...
Historically, society’s focus has been on the physical health of children — teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and sports injuries, for example. More recently, perhaps in part due to the alarming ...
Teens are known to be moody. For parents and doctors, it can be tricky to tell the difference between normal adolescent emotions and depression. “I think it’s harder to detect depression ...
Today’s teens face more pressures than any generation before them. In addition to increasing academic demands, navigating physical changes and body image concerns, teenagers in the digital age are also expected ...
The continual evolution of technology makes it easy for teenagers to access new information and communicate with friends and family. Even though having the world at their fingertips offers knowledge and ...
Students who have a parent they can talk to about problems are much less likely to consider or attempt suicide, based on results from a 2017 survey of Boulder Valley middle ...
I spent a lot of time in therapy as a kid, for depression, among other things. On and off until I graduated high school, I’d “hang out” in the doctor’s office, ...
Eating disorders pose serious hazards to adolescents and young adults and are often hidden from family, friends and even doctors, sometimes until the disorders cause lasting health damage and have become ...
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sheela Raja joined the CBS 2 Morning Show to talk about helping your kids through back to school anxiety and how to connect more as a family. Here ...
Many parents want to know what they can teach their children to keep them safe. While stranger danger lessons are important, children are far more likely to be in danger from ...
Are you wondering if your employee, co-worker, or friend may be suffering from depression? The words he or she choose may provide a big clue. Obviously, if you’re not a medical ...
Anxiety can be a shady character and can often appear in ways that don’t look like anxiety. Because of this, it can be difficult to know when your child is anxious. ...
When kids are young, parents are used to swooping in and rescuing them whenever they need help. As your kids get older and their problems become more complex, you have to ...
High school is nothing like it used to be. That’s the message of “Undercover High,” a documentary series on A&E that follows seven adults who pose as students for a semester ...
Teen depression is a hidden mental health crisis, but it’s one that most parents probably never even consider. According to the CDC, one in five kids has been diagnosed with some ...
For teens, stress can come from all directions. The pressures of schoolwork, worries about future success, a cramped schedule, relationships at home and with friends and keeping track of social media ...
A teen is on a family trip, but anxiety over missing tests and school work takes the fun out of the daily excursions. Another student worries he won’t make the baseball ...
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines when it comes to identifying depression and other mental issues among teenagers. The American Academy of Pediatrics said in a report that ...
As our Stressed Out Teens series continues, Megyn Kelly is joined by two Montana teens and the creator of an app called #LetsTalk that helps the teens contend with anxiety and ...
It’s a growing problem affecting kids across the nation and right here in Northeast Ohio: teens taking their own lives. In Ohio, suicide numbers have more than tripled in three years. ...