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World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10th

  Paradigm Supports National Suicide Prevention Day   September 10th marks one of the most important annual awareness days.  Suicide has become the 3rd leading cause of death among adolescents and the sixth leading cause of death for latency-aged children.  In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that, worldwide, there is a suicide attempt once…

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Lucy Nguyen Named Employee of the Month

    Lucy Nguyen Named Employee of the Month   Paradigm is pleased to announce that Lucy Nguyen, MS is our Employee of the Month for September. Paradigm co-founder Dr. Jeff Nalin states, “Lucy is a highly valued member of the Paradigm family. Youth, parents and co-workers offer unsolicited, positive feedback about her on what seems like a…

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LGBT expert Danielle Owens-Reid Featured at Malibu Program

                                LGBT expert Danielle Owens-Reid Featured at Malibu Program   Paradigm recently had the privilege of featuring guest expert Dannielle Owens-Reid, who co-facilitated an identify group for youth at the Point Dume program.   Dannielle shared her story about struggles…

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The Mental Health Risks for Female Teens

    Teens in general can be vulnerable to mental illness. However, the risks for mental illness vary between male and female teens, and according to research there are greater risks for female adolescents versus males. This article will explore some of those risks and how parents and caregivers can minimize them.   Studies have…

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