4 Ways to Stop Teen Bullying

Bullying can be a real problem for teenagers, and while no parent wants to hear that their child is being bullied, it can be difficult for them to know how to stop it. Bullying behaviors can be hard to identify in teens – especially with the rise of cyberbullying – and parental involvement can sometimes […]

Situational Depression and How to Overcome It

What is situational depression? Situational depression may also be referred to as adjustment disorder, and it’s a type of depression that is triggered by some type of significant change or traumatic life event. This differs from major depressive disorder, which is what most people think of when they think of clinical depression. Major depressive disorder can’t […]

How to Help Gen Z Overcome Anxiety

More than previous generations, Generation Z reports feeling anxiety at a greater rate than some other common mental illnesses. There are a number of theories about why Gen Z is so anxious. They’re more isolated than previous generations, getting their social interaction through screens instead of in person. They’re under intense pressure to succeed academically. […]

Why Is Generation Z So Anxious?

Today’s teenagers and young adults are increasingly reporting feeling anxious and stressed. According to the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America report, 91 percent of Generation Z experienced symptoms associated with stress, such as depression or anxiety. But why are teenagers experiencing so much anxiety? At first glance, it may seem like today’s young […]

Does Your Teen Have a “Finsta”?

Do you know if your teen has a Finsta? If you’re not familiar with the word, “Finsta” may sound like a brand name or a new type of e-cigarette. But it’s just an Instagram account – a fake Instagram account. Teens make Finstas using a false name – often using an altered version of their […]

Here’s How to Become a Mindful Parent

A mindful parent is the practice of being present in the moment and thinking before you react. That can be especially hard when you’re parenting. It’s not that you ever want to react irrationally or out of anger. But you’re dealing with a lot every day, and children have a way of pushing your hot […]

3 Things Parents Should Know About Instagram

It can be tough to keep up with all of the different apps that today’s teenagers are using. Teens spend a lot of time on their phones and other mobile devices, and it can be hard for parents to keep up. However, if you’re the parent of a teenager, you probably have heard about Instagram, […]

Why Do High School Athletes Struggle with Mental Health?

Being a high school athlete can look like a dream come true for many teens. They get to participate on a competitive level in an activity they enjoy – often one that they’ve been training for since childhood. Student athletes often enjoy the admiration of their peers and respect from teachers and school officials, as […]