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Protecting Teens from Dating Violence

Protecting Teens from Dating Violence

How to Protect Teens from Dating Violence Dating violence happens among teens rather frequently. However, it is often not reported because teens are afraid to tell adults about it. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 23% of females and 14% of males who have ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by…

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Teens: You Might Actually Enjoy Therapy

  Sometimes therapy gets a bad rap among teens. There you are sitting in front of someone you barely know and you’re supposed to share your deepest thoughts and feelings. Sure, that’s what it might feel like in the beginning. However, if you give therapy a chance, you might find that it can be supportive…

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Teens: Here’s How To Manage Suicidal Thoughts

  If you face thoughts of taking your life, you may be tempted to act on them. You might start to believe the thoughts in your head and begin to plan something that perhaps you don’t want to do. Sure, on the one hand, you may want to commit suicide because life feels hard. But…

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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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Teens: What To Do When You’re Having Suicidal Thoughts

  Suicidal thoughts are not easy to face. Anyone who’s had them knows that it can be an emotionally and even physically painful experience. And yet, many teens around the world experience them and as a result they choose to end their life. This article will provide some guidance on what to do when you’re…

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