Finding specialist care for your child, teenager or young adult who has been diagnosed with an eating disorder or who is at the beginning of the treatment journey can be difficult. Finding support for parents who have concerns about their children and teenagers and looking for assessments and advice on eating disorders can be equally […]READ MORE..
A new tool announced by Google this week will allow anyone under the age of 18, or theirparent or guardian, to request the removal of their images from Search results. The company announced the change in a bid to “give minors more control over their images inGoogle Search”. In the company’s blog, Danny Sullivan said: […]READ MORE..
Eating Disorder Facts for Teens and Parents Diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa Scientists continue to discover more information about eating disorders. 13.2% of young people will meet the criteria for diagnosis for an eating disorder by the time they reach their 20th birthday. Eating disorders are a leading cause of mental illness in young people. […]READ MORE..
Family-Based Therapy for Eating Disorders: Putting Parents at the Front of the Eating Disorder Treatment
Advice for families embarking on Family-Based Therapy (FBT) and recommendations for families looking for alternative treatment options. It is clinically acknowledged that including families in the treatment of eating disorders is good practice, in the vast majority of circumstances. The degree of involvement will depend upon several factors, taking into consideration the needs of the […]READ MORE..
From 4 October, the rules for international travel to the United Kingdom will change, making it much easier to travel to Malaysia for medical treatment. In less than two weeks’ time, the existing red, amber, and green traffic light system – which until now dictated quarantine and testing rules upon return – will be scrapped […]READ MORE..
Children, teenagers and young adults can be caught in the crossfire of unhappy situations at home. For some young people, exposure to high conflict divorce, interpersonal violence and stressful home experiences can lead to complex mental health concerns and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), Developmental Trauma and a lifetime of increased […]READ MORE..
At some point or another, most of us have heard the term narcissism or read an article somewhere that illustrates the classic narcissistic traits of someone diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder. The word narcissist has become a widely used term among many communities in recent decades, and no longer gets restricted to the mental […]READ MORE..
Finding a treatment program for your teenager or young adult is a difficult task and a decision that parents hope they will not have to make. However, for many parents making the right treatment choices for their child’s mental health, eating disorders or addiction treatment is the beginning of a new chapter for the whole family. Choosing the […]READ MORE..
Alcohol use in teenagers and young adults continues to rise. Young people are starting to drink at an earlier age and are drinking more than ever before. With many young people having their first drink at home, we take a look at the dangers of drinking alcohol for children, teenagers, and young adults. Alcohol is […]READ MORE..
In a rapidly changing world, mental health teams are on the frontline for children, adolescents, young people and their families in crisis. How do you find a psychiatrist that will make a difference to your child’s treatment? What should you look for in a child/adolescent psychiatrist? What Does It Take To Be An Excellent Psychiatrist? […]READ MORE..