Self-Harm Relapse: When Dangerous Habits Return
Learn what a self-harm relapse is, the types of self-harm, the signs of a relapse, and how to help your teen or young adult.Read More
Ask a Therapist: Is Self-Harm an Addiction?
Learn if self-harm can be an addiction, the signs to look out for, and how to stop an addiction to self-harm, including cutting.Read More
Smiling Depression: How Happy Faces Can Mask Depression
Find out what smiling depression is, its symptoms, how happiness can mask depression, the suicide risk, and how parents can help.Read More
Body Checking: Obsessing Over Appearance May Be a Problem
Find out what body checking is, what causes it, how eating disorders and OCD are related, what examples of body checking are, and how parents can help.Read More
Ask a Therapist: How Do I Help My Teen Recover From a Relapse?
“My teen who has a substance use disorder started drinking again. How do I help him recover from this relapse?” To explore this topic, we spoke with Emily Evans, a…Read More
Attention-Seeking Behavior: Why Your Teen Wants Attention
Find out what attention-seeking behavior is, including its symptoms and psychological causes, as well as how you can help stop it in teens.Read More
All-or-Nothing Thinking: The Impact of a Black-and-White Mentality
Learn what all-or-nothing thinking is, what causes it, examples of a black-and-white mentality, and how to help your teen or young adult.Read More
High-Functioning Anxiety: How It Affects Teens and How To Help
Learn what high-functioning anxiety is, including its symptoms, signs, and causes, as well as how parents can help their teens and treatment options.Read More
Avoidance Behavior: Normal Teen Behavior or a Bigger Concern?
Find out what avoidance behavior is, some examples and types of avoidance, how it can be a coping mechanism, and how you can help your teen.Read More
When Do Adolescents Need Mental Health Treatment?
Adolescents face multiple challenges as they move toward adulthood, starting with balancing schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and time with friends. There’s also resisting drugs and alcohol, trying to look good on…Read More