Category Archives: Mental Health Treatment In Raleigh NC

Talking with Your High Schooler About Suicide

One of the leading causes of death among teenagers is suicide. Talking with your teen about suicide may be difficult but having an open and frank conversation about the topic can help create a movement of prevention among one of the most at-risk demographics. Knowing how to approach such a sensitive subject can be challenging.…
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What You Need to Know About the Series “13 Reasons Why” and Your Teen

[caption id="attachment_35314" align="alignleft" width="300"] credit: Thagner Mateus[/caption]The popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is shedding light on teen suicide, a difficult topic for parents and teens alike. Mental health professionals are warning parents whose children have struggled with suicidal thoughts or behaviors or depression not to allow their child to watch it. The show features…
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Powerful Women and Suicide

Did you know that women are two times more likely to suffer from depression than men? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the number of Americans who are ending their own lives has risen to the highest level in decades. The suicide rate has increased by more than 45% in the last few…
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Managing Summertime Stress and Anxiety

If summer makes you feel more chaotic than carefree and your anxiety is flaring up, you are not alone. Across the country parents are struggling to juggle family vacation, extracurricular activities, coordinating child care, and worrying about back to school. Before you spend all summer miserable and stressed out, try these helpful tips to keep…
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