Teens Archives - Lightfully Behavioral Health
Thinking, “Why do I hate myself?”: Learn why and how you can stop
May 16, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Life has its ups and downs, but our self-esteem and confidence is what allows us to take it all in stride. That’s always easier said than done. Our mental health has a huge impact on our self-image. And many people, […]

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Trauma dumping: What teens should know and how therapy can help
May 12, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes When we’re going through a hard time in our life, or we’re struggling with our mental health, it can feel great to just let it all out to another person. It can be incredibly cathartic to talk about our feelings […]

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3 reasons teens may say, “I hate my life” (and 8 ways they can address this thought)
May 8, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes When you’re having a bad day, even the mildest inconvenience could make you say, “I hate my life.” It’s often said as a joke out of normal anxiety or exasperation with everyday issues. But what if your teen is saying […]

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7 signs that a depression treatment center may benefit your teen
May 6, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes When your child is struggling with depression, you want to do everything in your power to help and support them. But sometimes, they’ll need more help than you can provide in your own home. While many teenagers with depression have […]

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Social anxiety self-assessment test for teens
May 4, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s normal to feel anxious or nervous in certain social situations, like giving a class presentation or going on a date. You may feel a tightness in your chest or “butterflies” in your stomach. But if you’re experiencing significant anxiety, […]

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IOP program: Answers to the top 10 questions teens and their parents may have about one
May 2, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes Teens may be struggling with addiction, substance use or other mental health issues, and these struggles could have a teen or their parent(s) looking for help. But they may want the help they use to interfere with their daily life […]

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4 ways online trauma therapy can benefit teens
April 3, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Online trauma therapy is a type of therapeutic treatment. It’s geared toward clients who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or who have been struggling to manage one or more traumatic events that have occurred in their lives. Traumatic […]

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6 signs your teenager needs therapy
March 15, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mental health issues aren’t a new concept, and the therapy that treats them isn’t either. The origins of psychotherapy trace back thousands of years, but the psychotherapy practices that we are familiar with began around the mid-19th century.  It seems […]

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How to help your child cope with PTSD after a sibling’s death
March 13, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes Having one of your children pass away can cause an imaginable pain that refuses to fade. While the death of a person is a loss to all of those closest to them, their immediate family feels it the most. And […]

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