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There are four main types of child abuse; Physical abuse is any non-accidental physical injury caused by anything from punching, beating, kicking, shaking, burning, choking etc., inflicted by the parent or guardian responsible for the child’s care. Neglect is the failure of the parent or guardian to fulfill the...

Life can sometimes feel overwhelming. Luckily, there are many healthy ways to help deal with everyday stressors. However, teens and young adults that lack the ability to handle stress or anxiety may turn to self-harm as a soothing mechanism. While some parents may feel uncomfortable...

Does your teen have intense mood swings? Does his/her behavior change dramatically often? Does your teen go from extreme excitement to a heavy low? Are these variations in mood different from what you see in their friends and other teens you know? Frequent moodiness can...

Adolescence is a time of growth and change. As the brain is maturing and learning, teenagers begin to search for who they will eventually become. Not only can it be a confusing time, it can also be challenging. Social pressures and self-expectations often lead teenagers...

Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest holidays of the year. Each February, more than half of American adults celebrate the day of love with gifts, flowers, candy, or special outings. For many it’s a day to spoil a loved one or celebrate feelings for...

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