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The Glamorous Life of Self-Injury | Tips for Identifying Self-Mutilation

“It’s exciting, thrilling, and even self-gratifying?” Could this be the reason teens are mutilating their bodies at an alarming rate? Or could it be a more serious mental health issue at the core of this abnormal conduct? Why has maladaptive behaviors become popular online? Is it because we are a media driven culture? Although, it’s

7 Tips for Test Anxiety on Fox 35 News | Reducing FCAT Stress

“Reducing Stress from Tests!”

“I am going to fail the FCAT and repeat third grade!” “I don’t have enough time for the test!” “I can’t sleep the night before the test!”

February and March many students across the state prepare to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and the stress for some is insurmountable.  Psychiatrists across the

By |February 21st, 2011|ADHD, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Jim West, Parenting, Teens, Treatment Alternatives|0 Comments

Plastic Surgery, Depression, Death | 3 Reasons Women Risk Their Lives

3 reasons young girls risk their lives!

Beauty or Brains? That is the question! Our fantasy driven culture answers this question with a resounding, “BEAUTY!” Women and men worldwide attempt to nip, tuck, and pull their way into humanity’s “10” club led by entertainers, superstars, and famous personalities. What was once only exclusive to theprivileged of

MTV’s Young, 16 and Pregnant | Confused Teens!

3 tips to Pregnancy Proof your Teen.

They’re young; they’re hot; and they’re PREGNANT! MTV’s 16 and Pregnant Reality TV superstars are under the legal age limit for drinking, but not for having a baby!

When Bristol Palin announced her pregnancy at 17, America was shocked at the possibility of having an unwed, pregnant teen in the

Is Facecrack Making You Depressed? | 3 Tips For Coping with Facebook Depression

Do you spend hours of your day looking over the status updates of your Facebook friends?  How do you feel after reading these updates?  A recent study done by Jordan (2011) from the Stanford University in California shows that Facebook can make us feel sadder and lonelier.  Using college students in his research, Jordan could

By |February 9th, 2011|Adults, Blog, Depression, Updates|0 Comments

“Do as I Say Not As I Do” | 4 Tips to Raising Healthy Kids

“You let me stay up past my bedtime last night so why can’t I do it tonight?!” “It’s not fair! I just want 10 more minutes on the computer and you let Susie have more time so why can’t I have more time!”

Do you have children that drain the energy out of you? Do you