Self-harm is a concerning behaviour exhibited by many young adults experiencing mental health difficulties. It is highly dangerous, and parents may not know how to react if they find out that their child is self-harming. Understanding Self-Harm Self-harm occurs when a person purposely hurts themselves. This can be in many forms, such as cutting, pulling […]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..
100% or Failure – How striving for Academic Perfection can be linked-to Eating Disorders in Teenagers
Mable* is 17. She explains to me how she measures herself by numbers. Her favourite numbers are 10 and 100. Ten represents the 10 out of ten that indicates a perfect score on a short test. One hundred represents the only acceptable mark in an exam. Anything that is not 10 or 100 equals failure. […]READ MORE..
Many parents think that teens have it easy. We blame them for going to bed too late and then get stressed with them for not getting up on time for school in the morning. Whilst it’s true that many teenagers do tend to go to bed later than they should, this is mainly due to […]READ MORE..