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3 Common Misconceptions About Adolescent Mental Health

Mental health discussions mostly target adults but leave out teens and kids, jeopardizing their treatment needs. Mental health disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex, race, and community status. While misconceptions about mental health problems continue to spread, parents should ensure they monitor their kids for behavioral changes. If something is amiss, you should…

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How Does ADHD Impact My Son’s Ability to Learn?

An attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a psychological condition that often affects children. However, it can persist into adolescence and adulthood. Despite not being a learning disability, the state can make your son experience learning difficulties. For example, it is hard for your son to focus on what his tutor is saying when…

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4 Common Signs of ADHD

Years ago, many people considered attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (also known as ADHD) as a childhood condition that teens could overcome as they approached adulthood. On the contrary, multiple studies reveal that it is more than a childhood condition. It is a neurological health condition that lasts for a lifetime if an individual fails to receive timely…

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5 Common Signs of Anxiety

An individual with an anxiety disorder may fear events, places, objects, and situations that are not life-threatening. Many teens and adults struggle with this condition, so it is essential to recognize anxiety and promptly find treatment. Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center can help your teen to overcome the condition through various experiential therapy programs. If you’re…

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Does My Son Need an IEP?

Parents of children with special needs attending public schools need to understand the essence of an individualized educational program (IEP). It is crucial to ensure kids with special needs receive an education that meets their requirements. The program allows parents, custodians of children, and educators to develop a joint plan that promotes individualized learning. Stonewater…

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Importance of an Adolescent Opioid Rehab Program

Opioid use among adolescents is on the rise. This is partly due to the ease of accessing these drugs. Popular culture also plays a role in contributing to this addiction. When popular personalities glamorize the use of opioids for leisure, it is easy to influence adolescents. At such a young age, they are very impressionable.…

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Dangers of Drug Experimentation

Cognitive skills are still developing during your teenage years. However, it is also in these years where social and peer pressure peak. These factors can have a significant impact on behavior and developing habits. Drug use and experimentation are some of the habits that your parents are most afraid of for their teens. If you…