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Understanding that your teen my be going through more than the "normal" teen changes, resources, lack of resources, what to look for, coping
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As a Nation, We Have a Short-Sighted Approach to Children's Mental Health

As a Nation, We Have a Short-Sighted Approach to Children's Mental Health | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
The government says that children's and young people's mental health is now a priority for them and I don't doubt their sincerity. However, there is a lack of joined up thinking whereby they are reluctant to specifically outline what local authorities should do, effectively creating hundreds of nets with many holes for mental health as a priority to fall through
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How Telehealth Can Help Fix America’s Mental Health System

How Telehealth Can Help Fix America’s Mental Health System | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
A snapshot of a few obstacles facing the mental health industry and how telehealth is poised to reach millions in the years to come.
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Poor sleep 'link to teen drink risk'

Poor sleep 'link to teen drink risk' | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
“Poor sleep in teenage years could be an early warning sign for alcohol problems, illicit drug use and "regretful" sexual behaviour, research suggests.US scientists found adolescents with bad sleep habits were more likely to engage in risky behaviour in the years to come than those who slept soundly.”
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Anxiety ignorance makes mental health experts nervous

Anxiety ignorance makes mental health experts nervous | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
“An alarming number of people think anxiety is a personality trait rather than a treatable mental health illness that is more common in Australia than depression.”
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Juvenile Drug Crimes

Juvenile Drug Crimes | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
Although the juvenile criminal justice system is supposed to rehabilitate teens, it often ends up teaching troubled kids more about becoming a career criminal. If your child has been charged with a drug crime, it is highly recommended to hire an expe...
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What is Borderline Personality Disorder? (Mental Health Guru) - YouTube

You may not be familiar with Borderline Personality Disorder, but two percent of American adults suffer from this condition. http://mental.healthguru.com/
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Mental-Health-in-Teens-Infographic.png (900x1165 pixels) | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
35% teen girls suffer from eating disorder. Boys also affected. Infographic: http://t.co/5BQx1O0xpj via @YorkRegion http://t.co/XL4fA0jPxz
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How To Set Limits With A Person Who Is Gamey, Manipulative, Or Has Borderline Personality Disorder. | Lucille Zimmerman

How To Set Limits With A Person Who Is Gamey, Manipulative, Or Has Borderline Personality Disorder. | Lucille Zimmerman | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
RT @LucilleZ: How To Set Limits With A Person Who Is Gamey, Manipulative, Or Has Borderline Personality Disorder http://t.co/MA1oBUsd4n
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Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms

Overview
The main feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotions.
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A.D.'s curator insight, September 14, 2015 9:23 PM

This article from psych central provides a deeper understanding for the symptoms of borderline personality disorder that are listed in the DSM 5. A reliable source that gives a stronger insight to what the experience of borderline personality is like for those individuals.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and

   statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

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14 things you only know if you've gone mad

14 things you only know if you've gone mad | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
What it's like to have a mental illness.
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Why Everyone Will Suffer If We Don't Start Looking at Mental Health Differently

Why Everyone Will Suffer If We Don't Start Looking at Mental Health Differently | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
It's World Mental Health Day 2014 this Friday, and despite the fact that one in four people will suffer from mental health issues in their lifetime, there still exists a damaging stigma towards having problems located in the mind....
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Yes, it's still a really big deal if your teen smokes pot. Here's why

Yes, it's still a really big deal if your teen smokes pot. Here's why | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
With the president coming out in favor of legalization, parents are wondering whether telling their kids not to use marijuana is futile. But some sobering data about the effects of pot on developing brains can help make the case.
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Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents

Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
Adolescents diagnosed with borderline disorder get a jump start on treatment.
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Lack of beds for minors with mental health issues

Lack of beds for minors with mental health issues | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) has said there are just 66 operational beds for Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Ireland.
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Resources for minors are either nonexistent or they are sub-standard unhelpful programs
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Social media and mental health: 'We are more than our profile pictures'

Social media and mental health: 'We are more than our profile pictures' | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
A Facebook post from Amber Smith spurred a much needed online conversation about anxiety, mental health and the reality of social media.
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Hearing voices? Don't assume that means schizophrenia

Hearing voices? Don't assume that means schizophrenia | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
“We've been assuming too much about how and why people hear voices.”
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Explainer: what is borderline personality disorder?

Explainer: what is borderline personality disorder? | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
We all possess a unique set of personality traits that make us who we are.
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Teens' Late-Night Cellphone Use Linked with Mental Health Problems

Teens' Late-Night Cellphone Use Linked with Mental Health Problems | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
Teens who use their cellphones after they've gone to bed may be at risk for mental health problems.
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Cannabis 'addictive and causes mental health problems', 20 year study finds - Mirror.co.uk

Cannabis 'addictive and causes mental health problems', 20 year study finds - Mirror.co.uk | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
One in 10 users become addicted, according to the study by the World Health Organisation, and withdrawal is 'harder than heroin' it has been claimed
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What It's Like To Be In High School With An Anxiety Disorder

What It's Like To Be In High School With An Anxiety Disorder | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
My anxiety told me that I was a failure, and I would never get the grades I wanted. It told me that I was annoying and that none of my friends wanted to hang out with me. I started to believe that part of my brain....
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Why Schools Should Screen Their Students' Mental Health - TIME

Why Schools Should Screen Their Students' Mental Health - TIME | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
A pair of reports argue for in-school mental health screenings
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Zelda Williams Pays Tribute to Father Robin Williams in Honor of World Mental Health Day

Zelda Williams Pays Tribute to Father Robin Williams in Honor of World Mental Health Day | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
Today is World Mental Health Day, and one famous daughter is using the occasion to spread awarene...
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Mental Health and Teens: Watch for Danger Signs

Mental Health and Teens: Watch for Danger Signs | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
For many teenagers, the various tumultuous transitions that accompany adolescence and other pressures can lead to one or more of a variety of mental health disorders; all are matters of concern, and some are life-threatening.
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UTHealth - HealthLeader: Teens and Pills: What Every Parent Should Know

UTHealth - HealthLeader: Teens and Pills: What Every Parent Should Know | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
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Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder Is Often Flawed: Scientific American

Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder Is Often Flawed: Scientific American | Mental Health and Teens | Scoop.it
True sufferers are often troubled—and yet time and treatment can often improve their lives
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