Category Archives: Teens

Some Additional Help for Those With ADHD

Dealing with ADHD can be challenging. Medications can be helpful, but they certainly aren’t the only answer. In this USNEW report, author Jennifer Lea Reynolds offers many other strategies that may be helpful. I’m pleased to share that many of … Continue reading

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N.E.A.T. Receives Recognition for Service to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Horse Therapy Business Wins Cash Award, Vows To Pay It Forward With Senior Program WASHOE VALLEY, NV, May 11, 2017 — Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) received a generous donation from the Northern Nevada chapter of … Continue reading

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PTSD is NOT Just Something That Happens to Veterans

We are only now starting to acknowledge the terrible consequences for so many people who have experienced trauma in their lives. PTSD can be severely debilitating and can actually be a death sentence if threatening. One of the things about … Continue reading

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Some Interesting New Information PTSD

It is always been interesting that some people, no matter what happens in their lives seem to bounce back. Whether it is the loss of a job, some kind of illness or accident, or even the loss of a loved … Continue reading

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What Teens Are Really Saying

The recent TV series ’13 Reasons Why’ has brought a lot of attention to teen suicide. This is a very difficult subject for teens, parents and frankly, all of us. It is heartbreaking to think that anyone so young is … Continue reading

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ADHD is Complicated

Usually a first line of treatment for children struggling with ADHD is medication. The though goes ‘if we can just get them to sit still and focus, they will do better’. Therefore it surprising and a bit alarming, that this … Continue reading

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Many Teens Are Struggling

Our world is full of challenges and stress! Teens today are often more aware and engaged in what is going on in the world. We may not be aware that they are watching us and noting when we are concerned … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Depression Steal Your Life

Elite Daily has published a very insightful piece by Syrah London on Mental Health. She shares some of her personal experiences in living with depression, though many of them may be universal. Depression can happen to anyone at any age, … Continue reading

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Invisible Challenges

Most people have met or interacted with at least one child on the autism spectrum. At the very least, you have seen movies or stories depicting people with autism. Based on these things you probably have a pretty good idea … Continue reading

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Changing Things Up May Help Your Teen

New research is showing that the way we have always done something may just not be the best way! Many of our schools have become set in their ways and may be resistant to offering options for kids who are … Continue reading

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