Male Teen Experiencing Substance Abuse Disorder

Am I Too Young to Be Addicted? – A Look at Adolescent Substance Use Disorder

Recently, Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center partnered with Green Hill Recovery to discuss adolescent substance use. This condition is a growing problem in the United States and beyond. However, because this subject isn’t often discussed, many teens think that they’re too young to develop an addiction. Fortunately, we can provide an in-depth look at this condition…

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How To Safely Manage Your Mental Health

Mental health is a state of emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It dictates how people think, feel, and act. In a broader sense, it also determines how a person handles stressful situations, how they make decisions, and how they relate with others. Positive mental health will enable you to make productive contributions to your society,…

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4 Ways To Talk To Your Parents About Your Mental Health

As you grow up, some teens may feel uncomfortable or difficult to talk about with your parents. Mental health is one of these difficult conversations. Sometimes you may not even understand the source of your troubling feelings or thoughts. The stigma surrounding mental health disorders can also stop you from seeking help. However, this subject…

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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…

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How to Build Self-Confidence

One of the significant factors that cause problems for teen mental health is a lack of self-confidence. It can significantly affect how teenagers socialize with others and how they feel about themselves. Since confidence in teens can be very unstable, it is vital to manage it effectively. If peer pressure has led to mental health…

helping your teen through online learning

Helping Your Teen Through Online Learning

While the situations that COVID-19 has inspired can be challenging for most of the United States population, teens and young adults are some of the most unidentified victims. Some teens are missing out on the first semester of their senior year, while others are starting a brand new school, which can be intimidating in the…

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3 Ways to Implement Stress Management Daily

Human beings can handle specific amounts of stress. When we pass this threshold, it becomes complicated. It becomes easier to develop mental health disorders and abuse substances. Particularly in the wake of COVID-19, stress management is critical. It is time to learn the best ways to manage your stress levels. Afterward, you need to actively…

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Addiction in Adolescence Can be Overcome with Early Prevention

More than 2 million adolescents are using drugs and alcohol right now. Drug and alcohol use among adolescents in the United States has gone down considerably in recent years, but the problem persists. As drug epidemics continue to spread, more teens are learning about drugs and avenues to purchase illegal drugs. Through social media platforms…