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Teaching Teens About Money Can Support Their Mental Health

  A large contributor to stress and anxiety for adults is their financial life. When there is not enough money to pay the rent, electricity, and/or any other bills, a person can feel the weight of fear, stress, anxiety, and even depression. When there are bills piling up and there is less income than outcome,…

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Tips for Teens Who are Feeling Stressed

  There’s no question teens are going to feel stressed from time to time. Between the pressures from school, parents, and peers, the tension might get thick for teens. And as a result, they might need to find ways to relieve that tension. It’s quite possible teens might find unhealthy ways to relieve stress, such…

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Mental Illness | ParadigmMalibu.com

Using the National Alliance on Mental Illness as a Resource for Teens

  The National Alliance on Mental Illness, otherwise known as NAMI, is a well known grass roots type of organization that is dedicated to assisting teens and adults who have a mental illness. What’s great about the organization is that it is both national and local. In other words, there is a national presence as…

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Early Warning Signs of Teen Mental Illness

  It is very common for parents to wonder whether their teen is displaying normal adolescent behavior or the warning signs of teen mental illness. It’s true that some parents do not even contemplate the idea of mental illness in their teen. However, because of the many changes that a teen goes through – emotional,…

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Parents, Teachers, and Teens: Check out the New York Times | Paradigm Malibu

Parents, Teachers, and Teens: Check out the New York Times

We are always reading about the problems, the challenges, and the worst scenarios that get lived out in the lives of teens in the media. We frequently read about the depression, the anxiety, and the bipolar disorders that teens endure and the mess that’s created as a result. We read about all their troubles.  …

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Why Medication Alone Doesn’t Work-Paradigm Malibu

The Anxiety of the Promposal for Teens

Prom is a big deal – there’s no question about it. It’s a celebratory experience for high school students to observe the coming end of a school year, have fun with friends and dress in their finest clothes.   Despite the celebratory nature of the event, there are many anxieties to prom, including asking a…

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