What seems to be new about today’s teenagers is that they aren’t just stressed about what’s going on at home or at school or in their own lives—they’re stressed about the ...
Parents and other caregivers can guide children to develop lifestyle habits that will support their good health for years to come. We know that as a parent or caregiver you may ...
Depressed teens often experience significant emotional and sometimes physical pain, but may not know what to do to make it better or find the help that they need.1 Parents are usually ...
Our parental instincts drive us to protect our children. Given a choice we’d bubble wrap them. But we can’t. We can, however, prepare them to navigate the world. We can support ...
While this is a welcomed and exciting change, family therapists know transitions can be emotional and tough for our school-aged children. Even though most of us associate the end of the ...
We know that teens and young adults are busy. You may not always have the time or tools (looking at you, college students) to plan and cook meals. When you’re running ...
Practicing self-care routines at a young age can reduce the risk of developing mental health conditions like anxiety and depression. The earlier your child learns self-care, the more likely they are ...
Chronic absenteeism is pervasive: as many as one in six students in the United States miss enough school to be considered chronically absent, according to the US Department of Education. The ...
When teenagers are struggling with emotional problems, they often turn to alcohol or drug use to help them manage painful or difficult feelings. In this they are not different from adults. ...