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4 Common Stigmas Surrounding Adolescent Mental Health

Research shows that many adolescents suffer from mental health problems, yet just a handful seek treatment. In most cases, they don’t seek the care and support they need due to the deeply ingrained stigma that surrounds mental health treatment. However, when they don’t get treatment, mental health disorders predispose teenagers to long-standing difficulties and can…

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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…