teen boy sitting on the ground struggling with his own discouragement which is one of the reasons teens commit suicide

3 Reasons Teens Commit Suicide

When a teenager commits the awful act of suicide, the first question people want to know is why they took their own life in the first place. Committing suicide during the teenage years becomes a devastating loss since a teen has their whole life to live. Discerning what happened to an emotional and hormonal teen…

Could Therapeutic Efforts In Childhood Prevent Adolescent Mental Illness?

“At-risk” youth is a term we hear often when we discuss the youth at risk for domestic violence, drug addiction, and substance abuse. Most often, the term “at-risk” refers to specific demographics based on race, environment, culture, and socioeconomic status. What fails to be understood too often is that all children are at-risk because the…

Early Adolescent Depression Has Link To Late Teen Marijuana Use Disorder

Marijuana has declaratively had the title of “gateway drug” taken away from it as science has revealed that alcohol is more inspiring to alternative forms of substance abuse. However, that doesn’t change the large quantities of adolescents and teens recreationally experimenting with or abusing marijuana. Marijuana is popular among youth populations because it is considered…