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7 Thanksgiving Mental Health Tips for Teens

Thanksgiving Mental Health Tips for Teens - The Arrow House

The holidays for some teens can mean relaxing, hanging out with family, and overeating home-cooked meals. For other teens, however, it increases stressors and triggers, potentially leading to relapse. Maintaining recovery takes work and involves making mental health a priority. Thanksgiving mental health tips can help teens manage the stress that comes with the holiday…


The Importance of Family Systems for Teens

The Importance of Family Systems for Teens - The Arrow House

Recent statistics from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) show that one in six American youth experiences a mental health disorder annually. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among those between 10 and 14. NAMI notes that teens with mental health issues are twice as likely to drop out of high school and three…


Most Common Teen Co-occurring Disorders

Most Common Teen Co-Occurring Disorders - The Arrow House

Both mental health and substance use disorders affect not only the teen but also their friends and family. Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish between what is typical teen behavior and something more serious. You don’t know if their mood and behavior changes are due to substance misuse, lack of sleep, or hormones. You…