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The Vulnerable Mind: Adolescent Substance Abuse and the Developing Brain

By The Arrow House | March 17, 2023

Are you aware of the devasting impact of adolescent substance abuse on the developing brain? The effects of drugs and alcohol on a developing mind can have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences that many are unaware of. This eye-opening article will delve deep into the complex relationship between the adolescent brain and substance abuse, uncovering why…

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How to Motivate a Depressed Teenager: A Parent’s Guide

By The Arrow House | February 25, 2023

Depression is a serious and common mental health disorder affecting people of all ages, including teenagers. It’s estimated that one in five teenagers will experience depression at some point during their adolescence. As a parent, it can be difficult to watch your child struggle with depression, but there are ways to help motivate and support…

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How to Improve Adolescent Mental Health

By The Arrow House | January 16, 2023

Mental health in adolescents refers to their emotional and psychological well-being. It also includes how they interact with others and build social relationships. Adolescent mental health should be a priority for families, schools, and society as problems continue to rise. A Harvard report claims the United States is in the middle of an adolescent mental health…

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Managing Your Teens Mental Health This Holiday Season

By The Arrow House | December 16, 2022

Mental health issues among teenagers were on the rise before COVID-19 put the world on lockdown. Since that time, teens mental health has become a national concern. Mental Health America (MHA) reports that 15% of teens between 12 and 17 had at least one major depressive episode in the previous year. This is an increase of…

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7 Thanksgiving Mental Health Tips for Teens

By Arrow House | November 14, 2022

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…

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The Importance of Family Systems for Teens

By Arrow House | October 13, 2022

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…