Trauma Treatment: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Substance Experimentation Although we might not remember all of the specific details from childhood, the brain stores information away that can impact us positively or negatively into adulthood. For children who have experienced one or
Although adults may not always realize it, kids can experience large amounts of stress just like the grown-ups in their lives. School responsibilities, drama with friends, and even family dynamics can all play a part in childhood stress and anxiety.
Calming the Storm: How to Handle a Teen Acting Out Acting out can be a common side effect of adolescence, as teens try to work through raging hormonal changes, shifting interpersonal dynamics, and competing home and school interests. When teens are
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. While there are many treatments that address ADHD in teens, recreation therapy can
Differences Between Teen Depression and Regular Angst Adolescence produces a tidal wave of emotions motivated by raging hormones–it only makes sense that sometimes those can get a bit mixed up and lead to something more than just teen angst. Teen depression
When the Fun and Games Go Overboard: Diagnosing A Gaming Disorder Gaming disorder. It’s a thing. As of June 20, 2018, the World Health Organization classified “gaming disorder” as a diagnosable condition. So what does gaming disorder encompass and who does
A NYT article addressing men and emotional honesty begins with this anecdote: “Last semester, a student in the masculinity course I teach showed a video clip she had found online of a toddler getting what appeared to be his first vaccinations.