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Teens and Anxiety

Teens and Anxiety
Many troubled teens in our society today struggle to control their anxiety in many different situations. There are many different reasons that an adolescent boy or girl could have anxiety problems, and there are many different ways in which to treat it. At Cedar Ridge Academy, we are a therapeutic boarding school […]

Communication / Relationship Problems and Teens

Communication & Relationship Problems among Troubled Teens
If you are the parent of a troubled teen that is struggling with a communication or relationship problem, you are not alone. Many adolescents in our society have trouble effectively communicating, which leads to a number of issues in their lives, including relationship issues. At Cedar Ridge Academy, we […]

Cyber Bullying Troubled Teenage Boys and Girls

Cyber Bullying & Troubled Teenage Boys and Girls
A new problem that parents should be aware of is cyber bullying and how this is impacting troubled teenage boys and girls .  With the many changes constant connection to the Internet is bring to our society, it is important for parents to understand how troubled teenage boys […]

Teens Arguing With Parents, Teachers, and Authority Figures

Teens Arguing With Parents, Teachers, and Authority Figures
A common problem among teens is a tendency to rebel and argue with parents, teachers, and authority figures.  While this may start as a small problem, often it will escalate into major arguments with teachers, parents, and authority figures which is problematic for a teens personal life and […]

How Alcohol Impacts Teens and Their Families

How Alcohol Impacts Teens and Their Families
Family support and values can often have a huge influence over a teens use of alcohol.  Because of the potentially detrimental impact alcohol use can have on a teens mental and physical health, it is important for families with teens abusing alcohol to seek professional help both for […]

Issues Surrounding Divorce and Adolescent Boys Girls

Issues Surrounding Divorce and Adolescent Boys & Girls
With divorce becoming so common, it has become necessary to develop programs to help adolescent boys and girls through these issues.  It is important for parents to understand how traumatic divorce can be for adolescent boys and girls and the different issues that can caused by this trauma. […]

ADD & ADHD and Its Effects on Teenagers

ADD & ADHD and Its Effects on Teenagers
ADD & ADHD, also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, have been recognized as significant conditions that impact a huge number of  teenagers.  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder & ADD can be a very detrimental force in the life of a teenager, especially educationally.  In addition, without treatment the majority […]

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    Teens Have Short-Term Thinking: Their Brains Focus on Right Now

Teens Have Short-Term Thinking: Their Brains Focus on Right Now

Teens Have Short-Term Thinking: Their Brains Focus on Right Now
It is commonly known that teens generally have short-term thinking and that their brains tend to focus on the “Right Now.” What this basically means is that teens are more likely to make poor decisions with little regard for their future because, they simply do not […]

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BODY IMAGE | TEENAGE BOYS

Body Image and Teenage Boys
People tend to think that teenage girls are the only adolescents that struggle with body image, and completely forget about boys altogether. The truth of the matter is that boys struggle with body image as well. These struggles with self image can lead to unhealthy afflictions such as eating disorders, […]

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Eating Disorders and Troubled Teens

Eating Disorders and Troubled Teens
Eating disorders are becoming a problem all too familiar for troubled teens throughout the country. This problem is getting worse by the day, affecting approximately 10 in every 100 adolescent girls and a growing number of adolescent boys. These struggling teenagers tend to let society dictate what they are supposed to […]

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