The rate of substance abuse, tech addiction, depression, eating disorders, and other mental health conditions among teens is on the rise. Adolescent girls and boys experience anxiety and insecurities that can stem from social media, the family dynamic, pressure to succeed, challenges in authentic connections, body image issues, and underlying trauma. Teens today are facing challenges that are more complex than we have ever seen as technology keeps teens plugged in, but entirely disconnected from the true safety and significance they seek.
Addictions (Pornography, Video Games, Substance Abuse, Gambling, Internet)
ADHD and ADD
Reactive Detachment Disorder
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