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28 Oct

Primary Symptoms of Clinical Depression in Teenagers

Clinical depression is a serious mental illness that affects many teenagers. An estimated 10–15% of teens may be depressed at any given time, and one in four adolescents will experience an episode of major depression at some point during high school. It's important to be...

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18 Aug

Prioritizing Mental Health: A Checklist

There's no doubt about it: teenagers are busy. Between school, homework, extracurriculars, friends, hobbies, part-time jobs and preparing for university, teens always seem to be on the go. Even so, it's important that your teen knows how to take care of their personal well-being and...

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07 Jul

6 Safe Ways to Get a Good Sleep

Teenagers need between nine and nine and a half hours of sleep a night, but they don’t always get it. When teenagers are struggling to get a good night’s sleep, there are many ways to help them that are safe and simple....

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22 Mar

Headaches and Back-to-School: Are They Related?

According to HealthyChildren, 50 to 75% of all teens report having at least one headache per month, while 1 to 2% suffer from headaches more than 15 days per month, and sometimes daily. The question is: do back-to-school stresses cause an increase in adolescent headaches...

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16 Mar

6 Signs of Marijuana Withdrawal

If you’re worried that your teen or loved one is abusing marijuana, it's important to be able to recognize the signs of withdrawal. By knowing the symptoms, you'll be better equipped to help your loved one through the withdrawal and subsequently help them get the...

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01 Mar

3 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Teen

We know we all need sleep, despite the fact that most of us don't let ourselves get enough. This is true for teens as well, but beyond just feeling sluggish due to a lack of sleep, teens are at risk of experiencing long-lasting physical, mental...

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