For decades, researchers have been studying the effect of mainstream media on youth. Today, teenagers called “digital natives”—those who were born with technology at arms reach—are experiencing mental health challenges stemming from their time spent online.
Roughly 10 – 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men suffer from postpartum depression – a mood disorder that should not be dismissed or ignored.
If your teen is dealing with depression, they may take on destructive and unhealthy behaviours as a method of coping with emotional distress. Learn the signs and symptoms of teenage depression.
Family therapy can help open communication between parents and children, foster understanding between family members, reduce conflict at home and develop effective coping strategies for remarriage and blended family transitions.