Just How Anxious are Kids Today?

We discuss often the amount of stress and anxiety adolescents and teens are facing today. Mental health disorders are developing at younger ages, substance use disorders are developing at younger ages, and our children seem to be struggling. Many parents shrug off the idea of stress sitting on their children’s shoulders. How stressed could children…

Helping Kids in Recovery Cope with Stress

Stress is felt more widely by children, adolescents, and teens. Treatment and recovery does not guarantee immunity from stress but instead provides a working relationship with tools for managing stress effectively.   Listen Listening is a skill and a practice in communication. Learning to listen without interruption, judgment, or qualifying what a child is saying,…