teen boy consoling teen friend who is upset and may be showing signs of a personality disorder

Is it Drama or Is it Histrionic Personality Disorder?

If your child has a histrionic personality disorder (HPD), you may be stunned by your child’s ability to react in the volatile and dramatic way they do. You can’t seem to say anything to them. None of your suggestions, rules, enforcements, boundaries, gifts or anything else helps to stave off the unnecessary drama. You can’t…

young man struggling with a mental health disorder

Is It a Mental Health Disorder or Puberty?

Adolescence is a critical stage of transition into adulthood. During this phase, several body changes occur, and teens may display undesirable behaviors. While the emotional, physical, and behavioral changes are regular, parents should watch their children and offer guidance throughout adolescence. Teens can develop mental health issues because of exposure to challenging situations, such as…