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Eating Disorders: Are Eating Disorders Brain Disorders?

12 Oct , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder, Mental Health

Eating Disorders: Are Eating Disorders Brain Disorders?

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. […]

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5 Reasons Why Teenagers are Suffering from Anxiety Disorder More than Ever Before

12 Oct , 2021 - Blog, Mental Health

5 Reasons Why Teenagers are Suffering from Anxiety Disorder More than Ever Before

Research suggests that the prevalence of anxiety disorders among the teenage population has risen dramatically in recent years. Anxiety disorder Due to the emergence of social media platforms and the overall pressures of living in the digital age, young people get exposed to more anxiety than previous generations. Conclusion: There seems to be a cultivation of perfection and […]

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Family-Based Therapy for Eating Disorders: Putting Parents at the Front of the Eating Disorder Treatment

30 Sep , 2021 - Blog, Eating Disorder

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 […]

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Parents in Conflict and the Children Who Live Through the Trauma

23 Sep , 2021 - Blog, Developmental Health, Domestic Violence, Mental Health

Parents in Conflict and the Children Who Live Through the Trauma

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 […]

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How to spot the signs of a covert narcissist

9 Sep , 2021 - Blog, Mental Health, News

How to spot the signs of a covert narcissist

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 […]

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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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Teens Who Break All The Rules. A Parents’ Guide To High Conflict Teens.

8 Jul , 2021 - Blog, Developmental Health, Mental Health, Oppositional Teenagers

Teens Who Break All The Rules. A Parents’ Guide To High Conflict Teens.

Conduct Disorder is a complex mental health issue. It is usually diagnosed during the teenage years in young people who have experienced behavioural problems in their tweens and sometimes earlier.  Young people diagnosed with Conduct Disorder may have had difficulties in school or educational settings, at home, in friendship groups and may have come to the […]

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