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Category: Mental Health

Mental Health Support for Adolescents

Adolescence is a pivotal phase of life characterized by significant emotional, physical, and social development. During this time, young people may be exposed to a variety of environmental stressors that can profoundly impact their mental health. Academic pressures, peer relationships, family dynamics, body image, and social media, to name a few, can all negatively affect … Read More

Back to School Anxiety in Teens

An anxiety disorder is a mental health problem that can affect people of all ages, including adolescents.  In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental health disorder in adolescents, affecting as many as ten percent of young people. Anxiety is the feeling of worry, apprehension or dread that something bad is going to happen … Read More

Back to School Stress in Teens

The start of a new school year is usually a time of hope, excitement, and possibility. Unfortunately, for many young people it can also be a stressful experience that negatively impacts their mental health. The signs and symptoms of mental health concerns among children and adolescents can vary depending on a wide range of individual factors. … Read More

Back to School Depression in Teens

It’s not unusual for young people to experience “the blues” or feel “down in the dumps” occasionally. Adolescence is always an unsettling time, with the many physical, emotional, psychological and social changes that accompany this stage of life. Academic, social, or family conflicts can create a strong sense of rejection and can lead to deep … Read More