Behavioral Health

Teen Mental Health Treatment: How to Choose the Best Treatment Program for Your Child

17 Aug , 2021 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Developmental Health, Mental Health

Teen Mental Health Treatment: How to Choose the Best Treatment Program for Your Child

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 […]

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Drinking Too Much, Too Often? A Parents’ Guide to Alcohol Use in Teenagers and Young Adults

16 Aug , 2021 - Alcohol Addiction, Behavioral Health, Blog, Mental Health, News

Drinking Too Much, Too Often? A Parents’ Guide to Alcohol Use in Teenagers and Young Adults

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 […]

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COVID-19 Crisis Responsible for the Rapid Rise in Formal ADHD Diagnoses

8 May , 2021 - ADHD, Behavioral Health, Blog, Mental Health

COVID-19 Crisis Responsible for the Rapid Rise in Formal ADHD Diagnoses

The latest of 13 pandemic check-in surveys fielded by ADDitude has revealed a striking increase in the number of children and adults receiving a formal Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey shows that among ADDitude readers, 26% of adults and children have been diagnosed with ADHD in the last […]

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Is excessive screen time during the COVID-19 crisis triggering binge eating in pre-teens?

6 Mar , 2021 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Eating Disorder, News

Is excessive screen time during the COVID-19 crisis triggering binge eating in pre-teens?

In recent months, numerous research studies have highlighted the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis (and the increased isolation) on young people’s mental health.  During the pandemic (and multiple lockdowns), a dramatic increase in screen time has been seen amongst children, teenagers and young people – to continue their education remotely, maintain connections with family and […]

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A Guide to Surviving Occasions and Holidays with Teens and Borderline Personality Disorder

7 Nov , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Boderline Personality Disorder, Holidays and Celebrations

A Guide to Surviving Occasions and Holidays with Teens and Borderline Personality Disorder

Birthdays, Holidays and Celebrations. We hope these occasions are filled with joy, happiness, and the making of memories for years to come. Parents and families organise themed birthday parties, attend weddings, host sleepovers, and celebrate with Fireworks. However, despite their best efforts for some families, these events often seem to end with a Big Bang. […]

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Meal Support: Friend or Foe in Eating Disorder Treatment?

5 Oct , 2020 - Behavioral Health, Blog, Eating Disorder

Meal Support: Friend or Foe in Eating Disorder Treatment?

Meal Support can help sustained recovery in Eating Disorder Treatment Programs for Teenagers and Young Adults.  Our families are often particularly interested in Meal Support and observations when researching Eating Disorder Treatment Programs. This is understandable, as they have often experienced mealtimes at home as being fraught with difficulty. Food and eating may have become […]

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