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How to help teens who cut (or self-harm in other ways)
March 12, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes We all get cuts and bruises, right? When you see one on your teenager, you ask, “What happened?” and they’ll probably reply with something like, “My friend’s cat scratched me,” or “I hit my hand on a desk at school.” […]

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What to do when your spouse’s mental illness is affecting your family’s income
March 6, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mental illness can affect every part of a person’s life. It can damage their mental and emotional health as well as their ability to handle everyday responsibilities. For example, a symptom of bipolar disorder is having trouble concentrating, while many […]

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Online therapy for borderline personality disorder: How it works and why it’s effective
March 2, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder. It’s characterized by instability in a person’s moods and relationships with others. People with BPD may frequently exhibit impulsive or unpredictable behavior. It’s roughly estimated that about 1.6% of the world’s […]

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My parents don’t understand my OCD: What should I do?
February 28, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes About 1 in 200 children and adolescents suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms. OCD is a mental health condition that can affect people of all ages, including teens. However, for many adolescents, talking to their parents about their struggles with […]

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How to help a teenager manage OCD symptoms
February 27, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is often thought of as an adult mental health condition. However, many adolescents live with OCD symptoms that cause academic, social and relational challenges. In fact, up to 3% of children and adolescents currently live with OCD […]

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In-person vs. virtual therapy: What’s the same and what’s different?
February 27, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes https://20893102.fs1.hubspotusercontent-na1.net/hubfs/20893102/AdobeStock_108778321.jpeg Virtual therapy, also known as teletherapy or online therapy, has become increasingly popular as more people turn online for mental health support, especially in the wake of pandemic-related health concerns. Clients often choose virtual therapy because of its similarities […]

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My teen keeps missing school because of depression and anxiety: What can I do?
February 23, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes Depression and anxiety are prevalent mental health issues among teenagers; about 70% of teens say that anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Unfortunately, these disorders can cause physical and emotional symptoms that make it difficult for teens […]

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In-person vs. virtual therapy: What’s the same and what’s different?
February 15, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Virtual therapy, also known as teletherapy or online therapy, has become increasingly popular as more people turn online for mental health support, especially in the wake of pandemic-related health concerns. Clients often choose virtual therapy because of its similarities […]

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Treating Anxiety with Online Therapy
February 1, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you struggle with anxiety, you’re not alone. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States, affecting 6.8 million adults. It can be an intense burden to carry, but there’s hope. Anxiety-focused […]

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