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18 Signs of Teen Addictions – Lindsay Lohan: Party Girl, Addict, or Criminal?

18 Signs of Teen addiction

Sometimes having fun may be dangerous. Parents must be aware of the tell tale signs of teen addictions. We live in a culture that thrives on youth, beauty, power, and wealth. However, having fun as a teen or young adult does not have to include alcohol, ecstasy, marijuana, or reckless […]

6 Warning Signs of BDD – Plastic Surgery: How Much is Too Much?

The three wishes of every man: to be healthy, to be rich by honest means, and to be beautiful.
—PLATO
There were close to 10 million cosmetic surgeries in the U.S. last year. Are we obsessed with  beauty? Dr. Nancy Etcoff thinks so. She says, “Philosophers ponder it and pornographers proffer it. Asked why […]

4 Ways to Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse

“I know someone who survived a sexual assault. How can I help?”

What percentage of people in the US are Sexually Abused? According to the CDC, 10.6%
of adult women and 2.1% of adult men have reported experiencing a forced sexual encounter at some point in their lives. This means that just as many of us […]

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Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips

Going from “Idol to Idiot” in the eyes of their Middle Schooler!

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and all too often it is with our regret that we have not prepared them for this […]

Tips for Helping a Friend who is Cutting

Tips for helping a friend who is cutting

Adventure Based Therapy to Accelerate Social Skills Development

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West Adventure Based Camp to Accelerate Social Skills Development

“I was first!” “You are doing it wrong!” “I want to go next!” “Can I be first!” These are a few statements from students that most likely exhibit leadership skills. They are often told to go to the end of the […]