This 5-week workshop has been developed as a support for anyone who is concerned about a loved one’s use of substances. Presenter: James P. Foster, LMSW, LCDC When: Wednesdays, Feb 26, 2014 through April 23, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm – 7:45 Where: Northpark Counseling Associates & TRS N. Dallas 8350 Meadow Road Suite 194 Dallas,…Details
People are more than their physical body. Inside each person resides an intangible, mental personality. The dualistic nature of humans is a key concept since people are a dynamic interplay of their inner and outer being with the mind affecting the body and vice versa. How we feel mentally can impact our health and our…Details
Teenage boys exude confidence, often presenting self-assurance that isn’t altogether real. Perhaps it’s part of learning how to be masculine, but for many this mask is an attempt to desperately hide a lack of confidence. The truth is that many teenage boys today feel unsure and depressed.
Newly released statistics in the United Kingdom suggest that the practice of self-harming among children is on the rise. The numbers suggest that more children in recent years are self-harming, and doing so at a younger age. Last year, the number of children between the ages of 11 and 19 treated for self-harming through the…Details
Because education is about more than reading, writing and arithmetic, most schools and communities offer extra-curricular activities to complement learning and test-taking. This kind of activity is referred to as youth engagement, which has been shown to help teens avoid negative pitfalls while experiencing positive outcomes.
Bipolar depression is the term mental health professionals use to describe the episodes of depression that appear in people diagnosed with various forms of bipolar disorder. Current evidence indicates that teenagers and younger children diagnosed with a bipolar condition frequently experience depression as their first and predominant bipolar-related symptom. In a study review published in…Details
Going through rehab is a life-changing event. Coming clean from drug or alcohol addiction gives you a chance to take your life back from your disease. If you have been through a successful rehab program, you have come out on the other side with a greater sense of self-awareness, strategies for staying sober, and the…Details
Depression has been shown to be passed down from parents to their children just as physical characteristics are. Research shows that multiple generations of families have grappled with the issues depression brings, including children and teenagers.
They taste like candy, the sweet and fruit-flavored little cigars, they look like cigarettes, and are as addicting as cigarettes – and young people are flocking to them in droves. A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that one in 20 middle and high school students said they smoke the…Details
Online shopping has hit brick and mortar retailers hard. From books to clothes to vitamins and even pet supplies, Americans are finding it easier and cheaper to make their purchases online. Ads that market online prescription sales from outside the U.S. offer low prices and quick delivery. But medicines are one item that could prove…Details