Posts tagged suicide
5 Teen Warning Signs Of Serious Depression

Depression is the most serious mental health issue facing our teens today.  This year 2.8 million American teens will experience depression.  Of those 2.8 million, 30 percent will also develop a substance use disorder, and a depressed teen is 12 times more likely to commit suicide.  

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Real Answers For Your Teen's Negative Self-Talk

We have all heard, you are what you eat.  What we don’t often realize is that our minds operate on the same premise that what we feed it will be used to build it.  Now obviously our minds don’t actually eat, but they do process external messages and internal thoughts every moment of the day.  So what do you do when you notice your teen has a poor self-concept, low self-esteem, or does not deal well with failure?

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