Asking for Help: Getting Past Obstacles for Teens
Sometimes our ideas and beliefs stand in the way of asking for help. Here are ideas for teens on how to get past 5 common barriers to getting help.
Whether it's an everyday issue like schoolwork or an emergency situation, these tips can help you improve communications with your parents and other adults.
Compulsive Exercise for Teens
Compulsive exercise can lead to serious health problems. Lots of people don't know when they've crossed the line from healthy activity to unhealthy addiction. Read about ways to tell.
About Teen Suicide for Parents
When a teen commits suicide, everyone is affected. The reasons behind a suicide or attempted suicide can be complex, but often there are warning signs.
Understanding Your Emotions for Teens
Emotions help us relate to other people, know what we want, and make choices. Even "negative" emotions are useful. Find out how to understand emotions and use them effectively.
Child Abuse for Parents
Nearly a million children are abused each year in the United States alone. Learn how to spot the signs of child abuse.
Parenting a Teen With ADHD for Parents
Parenting is as important as any other part of ADHD treatment. The way parents respond can make ADHD better (or worse). This article has parenting tips to help teens improve and do well.
Cutting for Teens
It can be hard to understand, but people who cut themselves sometimes do it because it actually makes them feel better. They are overflowing with emotions - like sadness, depression, or anger - that they have trouble expressing.
Abuse for Teens
Abuse can take many forms. This article talks about recognizing abuse, its effects, and what someone who is being abused can do.
Parenting a Child With ADHD for Parents
Parenting is as important as any other part of ADHD treatment. The way parents respond can make ADHD better (or worse). This article has parenting tips to help kids improve and do well.