There is so much stigma surrounding drug use and drug addiction. It was often viewed as an inner-city problem faced by low-income families and young adults. In my experience, this stigma is intensified within the Evangelical Christian arena.… Read the rest →
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Our nation continues to experience heightened levels of depression. Current studies reflect that teens are also becoming impacted by these alarming rates of depression. Investigative journalist, Johann Hari, reflects that:
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One in five U.S.
The Loneliness Epidemic in America
America’s kids are lonelier and more isolated than they’ve ever been. Recent research studies using the UCLA Loneliness Scale have confirmed it, and you can read about them here. In fact, a recent Cigna study asked over 20,000 Americans about loneliness and social isolation.… Read the rest →
The Effect of Technology on Adolescents
In viewing the contemporary youth outlook in America, unique challenges kids face on a daily basis are apparent: conflicts with peers and parents combine with daily pressures to form a ceaseless helping of stress.… Read the rest →
People are often surprised when I tell them how much pressure many kids in DuPage County face. They picture the area as quiet and idyllic, a welcome break from the noise of Chicago.
In some ways, they’re right. There are wonderful communities here filled with families and parents who try as best they can.… Read the rest →
When: Thursdays, January 16-February 20, 7-8:30pm
Where: Stenzel Clinical Services, Wheaton Office
Cost: Free (registration still required)
To register: 630-588-1201 x301
Over the years, self-injury has become increasingly prevalent as a way to deal with a variety of issues present in life.… Read the rest →