teen mental health

April 22, 2024

How Long Should A Teenager Be In Therapy?

The length of time that a teenager should be in therapy depends on several factors including their diagnosis, response to treatment, at-home support, and their connection […]
April 2, 2024

When Should My Teen Get More Intensive Treatment?

It’s common for teenagers in need of mental health treatment to start with one-on-one weekly therapy sessions. But when should parents consider more intensive treatment? We […]
March 26, 2024

What Type of Therapy is Best for a Teen with Depression?

Depression is one of the most treatable mental disorders. When it comes to teen depression, treatment options range from one-on-one therapy to hospitalization. More than 80% […]
March 19, 2024

What Are the Symptoms of Teen Depression?

Recognizing the symptoms of teen depression can be difficult. It’s estimated that 16% of children ages 12 to 17 will experience at least one episode of […]
March 8, 2024

Mental Health Levels of Care: Residential vs Outpatient Treatment

There are essentially two recommended levels of treatment for children and teens experiencing moderate to severe symptoms of a mental health disorder — residential treatment (hospitalization), […]
February 27, 2024

How Long Will It Take for Therapy to Work?

Therapists who treat adolescents are often asked, “How long will it take for therapy to work?” The answer depends on several factors including a patient’s diagnosis, […]
December 28, 2023

The Importance of Adolescent Mental Health

About 1 in 7 teens struggle with a mental health disorder, according to the World Health Organization. Untreated mental health disorders can severely impact an adolescent’s […]