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5 Tips for Parenting Teens When You Have a Mental Health Condition

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition? Parenting teens is never easy, but doing so while being treated for a mental health issue can be even more difficult. Read on for some tips on parenting teens while you yourself have a mental health condition.   1. Be Honest With Your Teenager…

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Mental Health Month May 2016

  Each year during the month of May, the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) hosts Mental Health Month to raise awareness of mental health and help fight the stigma against mental illness.   How Can You Show Your Support?   1. Take the stigmafree pledge on NAMI.org 2. Share you experience with mental health 3.…

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The Difference Between Teen Depression and the Blues

  Most teens will be emotional from time to time. In fact, being emotional is a natural expression of adolescence. At this stage of life, teens are more emotional than rational, more impulsive than logical, and more creative than sensible. And this may mean that teens will experience sadness and sorrow from time to time,…

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When Mental Illness Gets in the Way of Your Teen’s Life

  There are millions of people around the world who would qualify as having symptoms of mental illness. For instance, people might experience anxiety, signs of depression, even hear voices from time to time. However, it is when those experiences interfere with the life that they want to have that it begins to be problematic.…

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Information and Resources for Teens with Mental Illness

  It’s very common for a teen to have symptoms of a psychological disorder and not realize that they have one. They might be experiencing a low mood, irritability, mood swings, and other symptoms and feel that it’s all just a part of being a teenager. This type of thinking is also true for parents.…

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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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