Supporting Children and Teenagers With ADHD

Recognizing and Understanding ADHDADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders. It must be diagnosed by a medical professional and is often diagnosed in an individual’s early childhood. It can affect their ability to regulate attention and control their impulsive behaviors, though it is typical for children to have difficulties

Supporting Neurodivergent Children

Understanding Neurodiversity in Young ChildrenNeurodiversity is primarily the idea that different people experience and react to things in different ways, emphasizing the fact there is not one set way of learning or behaving. It is typically used to refer to people with a range of neurological disorders, a few of them being ADHD, autism, dyslexia,

Teen Suicide Prevention and Helpful Resources

Recognizing Warning Signs Both the well-being and happiness of your teenager are extremely important, one of the most vital components of supporting them is being able to identify and acknowledge the signs that may exhibit they are struggling with suicidal thoughts. These signs can be put into 3 main categories, behavioral changes, situational cues, and

Anger Management in Teens

Understanding Particular Triggers of AngerAs teenagers grow and go through puberty, the several hormones that are released typically have significant impacts on their moods and the extent of their responses to things. Oftentimes, what may look like an overreaction to something is just them expressing their emotions to the best of their capability; Teenagers can

The Development of Social Skills in Children and Teenagers

Understanding The Role of FriendshipsFriendships can play a vital role in the mental well-being of both children and teenagers. Recent research has shown correlations between friendship and improved mental health, a few factors friendships can directly enhance include increased self-esteem, self-confidence, emotional intelligence, and more. The process of developing friendships can also help get them

Understanding The Role Of Emotional Regulation In Mental Well-being

The Importance of Emotional RegulationEmotional regulation is defined as the ability to acknowledge, control, and respond to one’s emotions. Which does not necessarily mean repressing their feelings but instead developing a healthy relationship with them. Aiding teenagers and children understand how to use these skills is crucial, it allows them to establish healthy relationships with

The Connection Between The Body & The Mind

Understanding The Relationship Between Mental Well-being and Physical healthThe physical and mental health of teenagers and children both depend on each other. Factors such as nutrition, physical activity, quantity and quality of sleep, and an individual’s overall lifestyle are all components that can impact mental health by creating or balancing particular hormones/neurotransmitters that are necessary

Understanding Childhood Anxiety

Understanding anxiety in teens and children Anxiety and feelings of anxiousness are pervasive in young children and teens today, but despite how widespread it is, it is one of the most misinterpreted cognitive health issues; typically just dismissed as being shy or misbehaving. This is seen to have played a large role in the development