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The Controversy Surrounding Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

The Controversy Surrounding Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why In 2017, the first season of a controversial, eye-opening, and binge-worthy show called 13 Reasons Why was released on Netflix, with the entire season being released all at once, as most Netflix Originals are. The first season of the series was loosely adapted from the novel Thirteen Reasons Why by … Read moreThe Controversy Surrounding Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

Top 5 Drugs That American Teens are Abusing

Top 5 Drugs That American Teens are Abusing When we consider the ramifications of addiction, many of us focus on the bigger picture: We have discussions about how alcoholism and addiction have affected society, the economy, and even communities. But we often fail to consider some of the finer details when it comes to substance … Read moreTop 5 Drugs That American Teens are Abusing

Why is My Teen Cutting Themselves?

Why is My Teen Cutting Themselves? It can be very traumatizing or disturbing to walk in on your child harming themselves. It can be just as traumatizing for your teenager that was just caught. Been there, done that. First, don’t panic. They’re most likely not trying to kill themselves. It’s actually been reported that close … Read moreWhy is My Teen Cutting Themselves?

A Parent’s Guide to Drug Paraphrenalia

A Parent’s Guide to Drug Paraphrenalia Addiction is characterized as a chronic relapsing brain disease, and it’s a disease that has ravaged populations around the world. Men and women of all ages and from all walks of life have fallen prey to the powerful addictive potential of alcohol and drugs. In fact, research has shown … Read moreA Parent’s Guide to Drug Paraphrenalia

An Advocate For Abused and Neglected Child’s Speaks Out

An Advocate For Abused and Neglected Child’s Speaks Out It doesn’t surprise many people that the majority of adolescents and teens that end up with mental illnesses and emotional disorders often come from a child growing up in tumultuous, traumatic environment. In many instances, these “troubled teens” have endured severe neglect and even abuse caused … Read moreAn Advocate For Abused and Neglected Child’s Speaks Out

Orthorexia and Your Teen: Symptoms and Treatment

Orthorexia and Your Teen: Symptoms and Treatment A teen’s relationship with food can cause severe worry for any parent. If you think they may be suffering from orthorexia, you most likely have many questions about what this is and what it means for your child’s health. Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. It … Read moreOrthorexia and Your Teen: Symptoms and Treatment

Athletes and Their Increased Risk of Eating Disorders

Athletes and Their Increased Risk of Eating Disorders An eating disorder can begin with the simple good intention of getting healthy, but somewhere along the way it spirals out of control. Athletes are more prone to eating disorders because cutting weight or an excessive amount of exercise can be the start of the disorder. Even … Read moreAthletes and Their Increased Risk of Eating Disorders

How to Support Your Child During Eating Disorder Recovery

How to Support Your Child During Eating Disorder Recovery Not being able to help your child can be one of the most difficult parts of parenting. If your teen has an eating disorder he or she will require specialized treatment along with your support in order to make a full recovery. But how can you … Read moreHow to Support Your Child During Eating Disorder Recovery

What You Should Bring to Eating Disorder Treatment

What You Should Bring to Eating Disorder Treatment The idea of sending your teenager to an eating disorder treatment center can bring up a lot of emotions – including anxiety. If you have already decided on a residential treatment program for your child, you probably have many questions as a parent. Knowing what they should … Read moreWhat You Should Bring to Eating Disorder Treatment