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Dependent Personality Disorder and Substance Use in Children

Early signals of attachment styles in children can indicate if they will grow to be dependent or independent adolescents. Dependency in early adolescent stages can prove to be a detriment when peers begin experimenting with drugs and alcohol. If you’re seeing signs of a dependent personality disorder and substance use in your teen, it’s essential…

What Parkland Teaches Us About Kids’ Mental Health

Parents around the country have been facing one of their worst, inconceivable nightmares: their child in a school shooting. Tragically, for some parents, the nightmare has turned for the worst as the precious life of their beloved child has been lost. Parents are living with a fear they’ve never had to have before: that sending…