teen boy being pressured to begin with drug experimentation and drug use by a peer

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…

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Addressing Early Childhood Trauma

Trauma is one of the most misunderstood mental health conditions. When trauma occurs, it impacts your brain’s functionality and stays there for the long term. Early childhood trauma can create an uncomfortable and even dangerous mental health situation for many people. If you have a loved one facing it, it’s important to have professional help. Stonewater…