A-Z Teen Health Glossary

How To Support Your Teen Even Without a Close Parent-Teen Relationship

    Teens need support from their parents, caregivers, and other adults because of the demands of this stage in life. And it’s not only the physical, emotional, and psychological, changes they’re going through, but it’s also the academic, social, and family demands they are often expected to meet. Sometimes, these demands are simply unrealistic…

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Meth Use Among Teens Continues to Be a Problem

    Methamphetamine became a problem in the 1980’s in Oregon. At that time, the use of the drug was identified as being an epidemic, just as heroin and prescription drug use is seen as a national epidemic today. Beginning in the 1980’s, Interstate 5, a highway that runs north/south from Mexico up through the…

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How to Help a Friend Who Is Depressed

    One in five teens experience depression at some point in their teenage years. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately, 8% of teens meet the diagnostic criteria for major depression. Perhaps you might not ever experience depression, but you might have a close friend who does.   If you suspect depression…

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Exploring Teen Depression Symptoms and Treatment in More Detail

According to clinical therapists, about 5% of all teens will experience depression, and about 20% of all adolescents will experience depression that is serious in nature between the ages of 12 and 19. Because adolescence is a tender age in which there are significant emotional, psychological, and physical changes occurring, mental health professionals and caregivers…

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