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Language in Mental Health for Kids: Why Is It Important to Watch Our Words?

Using positive language helps young people with mental health disorders to feel included in society and understand their self-worth. It also makes it easier to access treatment and to reach out to other people for support. At the same time, it affects the way society views people with mental illness, challenging stigma and discrimination in its many forms.

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Mental Health

Understanding Psychosomatic Pain in Young People

Young people with psychosomatic symptoms experience pain or other bodily symptoms – but without an underlying medical explanation. This pain can be mild or severe and take different forms, from headaches to stomach pain to vomiting.

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Accessing Specialist Treatment for Young People With BPD

Accessing specialist treatment is fundamental for adolescents with BPD to live a fulfilling and enjoyable life. BPD is treatable, and there are several evidence-based treatments that are proven to help young people with the disorder to manage symptoms and pursue the things they love.

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Child services

The Bridge Between Child and Adolescent and Adult Services

Emerging adulthood  – the transition from childhood or adolescence to adulthood – is often a challenging and unstable time. Young people may be undergoing physical, psychological, and social changes and exploring their identity and place in their communities. 

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Eating disorder

Choosing Eating Disorder Treatment: A Parents’ Guide

Eating disorders are serious conditions that cause harm to the mental, physical, and social lives of young people. There’s no such thing as a “mild” eating disorder and some types of eating disorders can be fatal if left untreated. This means that understanding how to choose good treatment is really important. 

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