ADHD and Sleep Disorders

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a behavioral condition that makes it difficult to focus on everyday routines and requests. ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorder among children in the US. Sleep Disorders, also called sleep-wake disorders, involve problems with the quality, timing, and amount of sleep, which result in daytime distress and… continue reading »

Signs of ADHD

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The APA defines Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, or ADHD, as a “behavioral condition that makes focusing on everyday requests and routines challenging.”  ADHD affects 12.8% of children living in Ohio, with 7.7% of these children on medication for ADHD according to the CDC. While children are primarily diagnosed with ADHD, adults can continue to exhibit… continue reading »

Adolescent Eating Disorders

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Growing up is hard. While most people yearn for yesteryear as they grow older, they tend to forget that — at times — it was incredibly difficult. Many young people struggle with their self-confidence and obsess over their appearance until it becomes an issue. Among the more common issues are eating disorders. According to the… continue reading »

Types of ADHD

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Identifying the Three Types of ADHD Do you feel like you have always struggled to stay focused for extended periods of time? Have you always been full of energy, never able to sit still without wanting to tap or fidget or move? Have you always felt like your brain was leaping from topic to topic,… continue reading »

Teen Dating Violence

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Signs of Teen Dating Violence Every parent worries about who their teenager dates. After all, who could be good enough for your little ray of sunshine? However, some cases warrant more concern than others. Many people associate violence between romantic partners with adult married couples. But the truth is that teens experience dating violence, too…. continue reading »

Crisis Care – Mental Health Emergency

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Providing Care When You Need It Most If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately. There comes a point in time when each one of us will need a helping hand, especially when it comes to our mental health. In some instances, that helping hand may be needed sooner rather than later. And… continue reading »

How Much Sleep Does a Teenager Need?

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How Much Sleep Does Your Teen Need? Probably More Than They’re Getting There’s nothing quite like a good night’s sleep, and the older we get, the more we cherish it. But that wasn’t necessarily the case when we were teens. Remember pulling all-nighters with our friends? What about staying up too late to watch reruns… continue reading »

What is Cyber Bullying

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The Age of Cyberbullying, and What You Can Do The world is a lot different from the way it was 10 years ago, let alone 20 to 30 years ago. How we work, learn, and communicate has shifted dramatically over the last few decades. That goes for everyone, from those operating a Fortune 500 company… continue reading »