A-Z Teen Health Glossary

Paradigm San Francisco Therapist Lauren Conine Named Paradigm’s Employee of The Month

  Paradigm is proud to announce that Lauren Conine has been named Paradigm’s employee of the month.  Lauren has served as a comprehensive therapist since the inception of Paradigm San Francisco and has demonstrated a commitment to serve the adolescents and their families with kindness, patience and compassion. “Lauren is a big reason why Paradigm…

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Paradigm San Francisco and Paradigm Malibu Celebrate The Holidays

  On December 8th, Paradigm Malibu and Paradigm San Francisco opened their doors to celebrate the holidays with Paradigm clinicians and team members and a host of treatment providers, programs and hospitals throughout California and beyond.  The evening’s festivities included great food, collaboration, a photo booth and singing to celebrate the holiday season and thank…

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Youtube’s Chris Thompson Spends An Afternoon With Paradigm Youth

(Paradigm Program Director Dustin Tibbits pictured above with YouTube star Chris Thompson)   Youtube personality Chris Thompson stopped by Paradigm Malibu to spend some time speaking with youth about adolescence, relationships and finding their voice.  Chris has developed a library of YouTube videos and his honesty and perspective have created a popular following of more…

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The Holidays and The Gift of Self Care & Compassion

  Happy Holidays!  As our attention turns toward holiday celebrations, family, friends and resolutions, we often find ourselves neglecting self care.  The ease at which we can slip into running around through the stress of planning, purchasing and putting off our self care can often lead to rushing, resentment and relapse.  The emerging body of…

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Teen Treatment Facility | Paradigm Malibu

Guide to Finding a Teen Treatment Facility

  If your teen’s primary care doctor or mental health care doctor has recommended a treatment center, you might be feeling very overwhelmed. Is the situation an emergency, or can you think about it for a few days? How can you choose the correct facility for your child? What will happen to him or her…

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Mental Health Treatment | Paradigm Malibu

Words to Avoid During Teen Mental Health Treatment

Communication between parents and teenagers can be difficult on the best of days. Between generational differences, normal teenage development, common mood changes in adolescents, and the pressures that parents face, misunderstandings and poor word choices are a common occurrence. You might feel that talking to your teenager is even more difficult, now that he or…

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Paradigm Recognized by SAMHSA With National Award

  Paradigm Malibu was recognized by the premiere United States organization SAMHSA for their outstanding work and commitment to providing mental health and substance use education and awareness to the community in 2016.  The national organization, which awards in excess of $3.7 billion dollars in funding annually for grants to help further substance use and…

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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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