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Mood Disorders in Teens: What Are the Signs to Look Out for?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 23, 2022Updated: May 10, 2022Identifying common mood disorders in teens can be difficult. Many of the symptoms of mood disorders mimic the normal moodiness and angst most teens go through at some point. The fact that teenagers have a more difficult…

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3 Tips for Overcoming Depression Triggers

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: February 25, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022Depression affects people from all walks of life. Today, teenagers are increasingly likely to suffer from depression. Social media, isolation, video games, academics, and life pressure can all affect a teenager’s mental…

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What Is a Mood Disorder?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: February 8, 2022Updated: February 2, 2022People all over the world live with mood disorders every day. Increased understanding of brain chemistry, emotions, and symptoms of mood disorders has greatly increased their diagnosis. Unfortunately, many of today’s teenagers struggle with…

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Recognizing Depression in Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 2, 2022Updated: April 7, 2022Being a teenager isn’t easy. First, teens need to keep their grades up in tough high school subjects. Second, they’re pressured to join many extracurricular activities for their college résumé. Third, adolescents often struggle with making friends,…

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Seasonal Depression Help for My Son in North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: January 28, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022Winter months can be challenging for young people. Changes in schedule, shorter days, and less time outside all contribute to seasonal depression or seasonal affective disorder. Many teenagers struggle to share their lives and…

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5 Mental Health Resolutions For The New Year

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: January 3, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022The new year brings the promise of a fresh start. For teens in recovery from co-occurring addiction and mental health issues, resolutions take on a whole new significance. At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery,…

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Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: December 3, 2021Updated: December 8, 2021During the month of December, the days get shorter and colder, and the holidays get closer. Though this time of year involves joy and merriment, the holiday season can contribute to seasonal depression. For…

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The Dangers of Self-Harm to Teen Health

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 20, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Teens face social, emotional, and academic pressure every day. As their bodies continue to grow and develop through hormonal changes, daily pressures can become increasingly stressful. Many teens struggle to engage with their families…

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3 Ways to Avoid Seasonal Depression Triggers

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 10, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, seasonal depression may creep in. Less natural light, fewer opportunities to spend time outside, and winter weather are common causes of seasonal depression. For…

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Common Mood Disorders in Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 4, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Adolescence is one of the hardest growth periods for teens and their families. During this transition from childhood to adulthood, teens experience many emotional, hormonal, intellectual, physical, and social changes. Combined with other stressors,…