Teens and Mental Health

The teenage years are incredibly formative and challenging. It is a time when they often experiment with their identity and need additional parental attention. Those with mental health conditions are particularly vulnerable to social exclusion, discrimination, educational difficulties, risk-taking behaviours, physical illness and even human rights violations. A study by Emory University and the University … Continue reading Teens and Mental Health

Identifying Anxiety Disorder

Most people experience anxiety on occasion. You know the feeling: Your chest tightens, your breathing shallows, and your mind starts racing with worst-case scenarios. No matter how hard you try, you can’t calm down.   According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America, “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting … Continue reading Identifying Anxiety Disorder