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How to Support a Young Adult with Problem Gambling

There is a concerning increase in gambling among teens and young adults in the United States. Which appears to be driven by ease of access, enticing potential winnings, and thrilling gameplay. The expansion of online gambling platforms allows young people to engage in gambling from their homes or smartphones. Research highlights a high risk for […]

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Tips for Parents: Helping Teens with Going Back to School Anxiety

It is that time of year again where summer is drawing to a close, and the number of days until school begins gets smaller and smaller. As summer comes to a close, the anxiety of heading back to school can increase. If you notice that your teen has begun to feel anxious about going back […]

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5 Things a Parent can Do When Their Teen has Suicidal Thoughts

It can be scary to think about your teen having suicidal thoughts. What do you do? How do you talk about it? According to America’s Health Rankings (2021), in 2018, suicide was the second leading cause of death among 10-24 year olds. Suicide rates are higher among males than females, as well as individuals who […]

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How to Find a Middle Ground with your Teen

Being a parent to a teenager can be difficult. There is confusion and a lot of gray areas, and not every decision has a clear cut answer. There is no guidebook or formula to raising a teenager. Sometimes it can feel like you are going along with your teenager and that you’re on the same […]

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Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child

If your child is sensitive to the emotions of others, worrisome, and easily overwhelmed by changes or new people and environments, you may have a highly sensitive child. Parenting can be demanding, and parenting a highly sensitive child can present additional challenges. However, with a few simple strategies, you can better manage everyday problems and […]