A-Z Teen Health Glossary

Self Injury is Not an Attempt to Commit Suicide

  Self harming behavior is an experience that many teens can participate in for a variety of reasons. Although self harming behavior, also known as self injurious behavior, can be done by anyone at any age, it is commonly seen among teens. Self injury is intentional behavior to harm the body in some way. It…

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Teen Mental Illness | ParadigmMalibu.com

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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Teen Suicidal Thinking | ParadigmMalibu.com

Teen Suicidal Thinking and What To Do About It

Suicidal thoughts, often called suicidal ideation, is the experience of having thoughts of ending your life. These kinds of thoughts can be momentary and short-lived. And for others, suicidal thinking might develop into well-thought out plans. Fortunately, the majority of teens who have suicidal thinking do not follow through on those thoughts. Yet, sadly, for…

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