Category Archives: Mental Health Treatment In Raleigh NC

Talking with Your Teen About Active Shooter Drills

Parents across the country have watched in horror as the number of school shootings has surged in the last few months. Campuses are tightening up security and preparing students for the worst with active shooter drills and preparation for violence in schools. Not knowing where the next shooting will be and figuring out how to…
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The Impact of Childhood Emotional Abuse on Adults

Experiencing emotional abuse in your childhood or teenage years has the power to impact you long into adulthood. For many adults who were abused as children, patterns of behavior related to this abuse emerge as time passes. Survivors of childhood emotional abuse may not realize that some of their thought patterns and their demeanor directly…
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More on the Impact of Gang Involvement on Mental Health

Welcome back to the second part of our series on the mental health of gang members. In our previous post, we examined the high incidence of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder in those who affiliate themselves with gangs. A powerful combination of substance abuse, frequent exposure to violence, and seeing the gang as a…
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The Impact of Gang Involvement on Mental Health

More than 850,000 people in the United States are gang members. Hoping to escape the oppression of growing up in a low-income neighborhood, many teenagers and young adults join gangs. They are eager to avoid hardships and belong to a group of people with the same mindset. The lure of money and protection brings minority…
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