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Adolescent Bullying Issues | Paradigm Malibu

How Parents Can Help With Adolescent Bullying Issues

Bullying is an experience that many teens around the country endure. Sadly, teens participate in adolescent bullying sometimes without really knowing they are causing harm. Social media, texting, and other forms of non-face-to-face contact make it easy for teens to be harmful to each other. As a result, those who experience adolescent bullying issues can…

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Paradigm Youth Participate In Anti-Bullying Rally

  On October 19th, adolescents at Paradigm Malibu participated in Unity Day to advocate and promote awareness for National Anti-Bullying Day.  The youth started by placing an orange ribbon at our residences in Malibu and continued to place ribbons throughout Los Angeles.  Unity Day has been a celebration of awareness and support for individuals, schools…

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How to Handle Poor School Performance in Teens

  There may be many reasons why your teen is not doing well in school. As a parent, of course you want to help your teen improve grades, but before you do that, you might want to investigate the cause of the drop in performance. The following may be a list of steps to consider…

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Exercise Can Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Bullied Teens

  It might sound obvious that those teens who are bullied in school tend to experience symptoms of mental illness. However, what may surprise you is that the bully also tends to have symptoms of psychological illness. In fact, research on bullying among adolescents show that both victims and their bullies experience emotional and/or psychological…

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Bullies and Bullied Teens Are at Risk for Depression

In general, research has found that teens who bully as well as teens who are bullied are at risk for mental illness. Although the types of mental illness might vary depending upon whether a teen was consistently bullied or whether he or she was the one doing the bullying, both can have psychological effects.  …

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Talking to Your Teen About the Common Issues They Face

  When a child enters adolescence, the parent-child relationship might begin to change. If you were once close with your child, you might see more of a distance between the two of you. If your child was talkative and shared a lot about his or her life, now you might notice that your teen is…

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Teens: Stick with a Healthy Dose of Social Media

  It’s fun to hang out online. There are friends from school and even those you’ve never met and the connections are fun to have. In fact, you might have a bit of a different personality online than you do at school. You might love spending time on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Yet, if you…

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