The term self-medicating refers to attempts to deal with depression, pain (physical or emotional), or intense... Continue reading →
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 →
The start of a new school year can be stressful for a variety of reasons. There are social pressures, a pressure to... Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 is often misdiagnosed.
Since teens' first symptoms are often the same as someone suffering from unipolar... Continue reading →
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 →
It’s normal to feel anxious occasionally. When faced with potentially harmful situations or worrying triggers... Continue reading →
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 →