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Signs of Self-Medicating with Drugs or Alcohol

December 4, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

The term self-medicating refers to attempts to deal with depression, pain (physical or emotional), or intense... Continue reading →

The Benefits of and Techniques for Managing Stress

October 31, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

Techniques for Managing Stress

Have you ever noticed how a brief happy moment can help lighten your mood no matter what you may be dealing with? You may have a... Continue reading →

When Is School Refusal More Than Back-to-School Anxiety?

August 20, 2018 Posted in: Press Release

The start of a new school year can be stressful for a variety of reasons. There are social pressures, a pressure to... Continue reading →

What Is Psychosis: Identifying the Signs and Causes

July 25, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

A young woman can’t sleep at night because she’s hallucinating. She believes she’s hearing voices in her head telling her... Continue reading →

PTSD in Teens: Helping Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events

May 30, 2018 Posted in: Press Release

It was a normal school day.

The sun was shining, and groups of fresh-faced high schoolers were streaming into Santa Fe High... Continue reading →

Physical Signs of Mental Illness: What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You

May 25, 2018 Posted in: Press Release

When your back hurts or you get a headache, what do you usually attribute it to?

What about when you get a stomachache,... Continue reading →

Bipolar Disorder in Teens: How to Spot the Signs and Symptoms

April 24, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

Bipolar Disorder in Teens

Bipolar disorder in teens is often misdiagnosed.

Since teens' first symptoms are often the same as someone suffering from unipolar... Continue reading →

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders and How Are They Treated?

March 22, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

Co-Occurring Disorders

A certain catch-phrase has made its way out of the recovery community and into the general lexicon.

"He drinks alcohol to self-medicate his... Continue reading →

Understanding Anxiety: What’s Normal and What’s Not

January 9, 2018 Posted in: Announcement

Anxiety

It’s normal to feel anxious occasionally. When faced with potentially harmful situations or worrying triggers... Continue reading →

How to Identify Anxiety in Teens

December 1, 2017 Posted in: Announcement

Anxiety in Teens: How to Spot it and How to Help

Finding out your teen is dealing with anxiety can be a stressful and frightening experience. Will it go away by itself? Is it going to... Continue reading →

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