By: Janae Webb, M.S.Ed., LMFTABullying is defined as unwanted aggressive behavior, observed or perceived imbalance of power, and it can be direct or indirect (not […]
When you are a parent with a teenager in crisis, it is common to ask where it all went wrong. Often, feelings of guilt and […]
By: Janae Webb, MS.Ed., LMFTA, Crosswinds TherapistAdvice For Healthy Mother-Daughter RelationshipsMother-daughter relationships are often the most complicated relationships we have. When girls are young, the […]
How Do You Know the Difference Between a Troubled Teen and a Teen Who is Just Going Through Adolescence?
By: Tim Gilleand, MANot a child anymoreAdolescence is a very confusing time for teenagers and parents. Your baby is no longer a child, but also […]
By Alicia J. DiGiulio, M.A.10 Signs Your Teen is Using DrugsWhat’s That Smell?Have a real, face-to-face conversation when your teen comes home after socializing with […]
By: Janae Webb, MS.Ed TherapistHow can teenage pregnancy be prevented?Seeing teen moms and young girls who are pregnant is alarming to some when they consider […]
By Tim LaGro, LMHCTeenage Drinking and How to Talk to Your Teen About ItI have been treating folks with substance use disorders from 13 to […]
By Ruth Skeel, MSW, LCSW, LCAC Clinical DirectorSigns of depression in teenagers and young children Signs of adolescent depression can vary from child to child; however, […]
When teenagers talk about cutting, what the are referring to is the use of sharp objects (razorblades, scissors, fingernails, keys, etc.) to make cuts or scratches on the body. Cutting can take the form of simple cuts and scratches, or the carving of words or images into the skin.
By: Rick DeBoest, MA, LMHC, LCAC, CSAYC, Residential Director of Clinical ServicesThis is an ever-increasing problem in today’s society. Video games in and of themselves […]
How much influence do parental attitudes and role modeling have on teenage drinking and other drug use?
By Melissa McWilliamsA lot of influence! I was reminded of this the other day when I was in the kitchen cooking with my 1-year-old daughter. […]
By Jeremiah J. Brown, Regional CoordinatorOne of the greatest joys of my life has been the birth of my two boys. I remember vividly the […]