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The Holiday Blues Can Be Avoided by Teens - Paradigm Malibu

3 Ways to Help Your Teen Beat the Holiday Blues

A lot of people experience holiday blues. Holidays can be a rough time for a lot of people–and not just adults. Children and teenagers also experience stress and sadness around the holiday season. For example, children of divorced parents might feel sad about being away from one parent during the holidays, or anxious about having…

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How to Help Your Stressed Teen - Paradigm Malibu

How to Help Your Stressed Teen

Is your teen stressed out? If so, it’s not surprising. Teenagers sometimes experience more stress than adults realize. They’re under a lot of pressure to achieve academically, especially if they are on the college track. They may also feel pressure to achieve in extracurricular activities, especially if they’re involved in competitive activities like sports. On…

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Stress Management Techniques | Paradigm Malibu

9 Stress Management Techniques Your Teen Will Benefit From

Let’s face it: The teen years can be stressful! Between schoolwork, sports, extracurricular activities, friends, applying for college, applying for jobs, dating, household responsibilities… for a teen, there’s always something to be concerned about. In addition to all of that, the task of growing up is looming for adolescents, and that alone is stressful. If…

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Adolescent Self-Harm | Paradigm Malibu

Steps to Take and Tips to Remember with Adolescent Self-Harm

Often parents are at a loss when it comes to adolescent self-harm and self-injury. At first glance, the behavior of harming oneself seems strange – why would anyone want to hurt themselves? At other times, parents might wonder whether self-harm is an attempt at suicide. Also, discovering that their teen is participating in some form…

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Types of Mental Health Emergencies for Teens

  Because of risk-taking, rebelliousness, and drug experimentation, you might imagine that teens might end up in the hospital for one reason or another. However, there are some common reasons that tend to bring a teen to the emergency room. This article will list those common situations as well as provide parents and caregivers with…

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Types of Club Drugs to Warn Your Teens About

Many teens are going to experiment with drugs and other risky behavior. It’s a natural part of adolescence. However, research finds that parents who clearly articulate that they disapprove of their teen’s use of drugs have fewer problems than those parents who don’t talk to their teens about drugs.   For this reason, it’s important…

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What To Do When You Find Out Your Teen Has a Mental Illness

At first, it can be frightening for parents when they begin to see signs of mental illness in their teen. For instance, they might see signs of depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder. In fact, many parents aren’t familiar with the names of illnesses, but they might notice that their teen is sad often, sleeping a…

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