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This site acts as a bridge between the problems we all face and the solutions that are just around the corner. Our goal is to educate Parents and Troubled Teens by providing them access to a news worthy line-up of articles, videos and feeds that offer fresh, real-world perspectives on the problems they are facing.

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Ketamine: Party Drug Used as a Successful Treatment Option for Depression?

Ketamine: Party Drug Used as a Successful...

Ketamine, a synthetic analogue of PCP, has recently taken the spotlight as a novel, fast-acting antidepressant. Really? Ketamine, a dangerous party drug is now viewed as a miracle treatment for relentless depression. However, experts say that more research needs to occur on the usage of ketamine as an antidepressant before we know it's full value. This is somewhat scary and also hard to fathom. Ketamine, popularly known as the psyched...

The Suppression of Individual Liberty Causing Unintended Detrimental Consequences?

The Suppression of Individual Liberty...

Humans are the only animals with free will, but have we lost our liberty? If so, at what cost? With freedom comes responsibility and despite so much perceived “freedom,” many are unhappy and depressed. Our continual loss of individual liberty may be to blame. Original article posted on PsychologyToday.com by Martina M. Cartwright, Ph.D. Ph.D., R.D. in Food for Thought - May 21, 2016 The Suppression of Individual Liberty...

Is Pornography Helping or Hurting in the Bedroom? I say, "It's hurting and causing great damage"
ADHD And Media Misrepresentation, Hype, and Debate?
Prince Rogers Nelson Gave Us Recovery and The Way to Live After Tragedy
Why Can't I Leave My Abuser?

Why Can't I Leave My Abuser?

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  • Parent Resources: Comprehensive list of professional mental health and therapeutic counseling organizations, including academic-based boarding schools and treatment programs for troubled teens and struggling young adults. As a parent or family in crisis these national organizations provide excellent resources related to addiction treatment, substance abuse counseling, mental illness therapy, therapeutic intervention, counseling, and family and marriage support.
    EntityWebsiteResource Type
    Attention Deficit ResourcesADDADD
    The National Resource on ADHDCHADDADD - ADHD
    American Academy of Addiction PsychiatryAAAPAddiction
    American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive DisordersAAHCPADAddiction
    American Society of Addiction MedicineASAMAddiction
    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug DependenceNCADDAddiction
    National Institute on Drug AbuseNIDAAddiction
    The Association for Addiction ProfessionalsNAADACAddiction
    Anxiety and Depression Disorders of AmericaADAAAnxiety
    Freedom From FearFFFAnxiety
    Autism SocietyASAutism
    National Autism AssociationNAAAutism
    U.S. Autism & Asperger AssociationUSAAAAutism
    Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare CouncilOBHCBehavioral Health
    National Council for Behavioral HealthNCBHBehavioral Health
    American Association of Christian CounselorsAACCCounseling
    American Counseling AssociationACACounseling
    American Mental Health Counselors AssociationAMHCACounseling
    American School Counselor AssociationASCACounseling
    International Association of Marriage and Family CounselorsIAMFCCounseling
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare OrganizationsJACHOCounseling
    Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceDBSADepression
    Youth.govYouth.govDirectory
    Academy for Eating DisordersAEDEating Disorders
    National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated DisordersANADEating Disorders
    Turn AroundTurn AroundEducation
    American Family AssociationAFAFamily
    American Family Therapy AcademyAFTAFamily
    Family Research CouncilFRCFamily
    The Reach InstituteTRIFamily
    National Center for Learning DisabilitiesNCLDSchools
    The American Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)NCLDLearning Disabilities
    Department of Health and Human ServicesHHSLegal
    U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionOJJDPLegal
    Bazelon Center for Mental Health LawBCMHLLegal
    Court Appointed Special AdvocatesCASALegal
    Stand For ChildrenSFCLegal
    Lesbian and Gay Child and Adolescent Psychiatric AssociationLAGCAPALegal
    HealthgradesHealth GradesMedical
    American Medical AssociationAMAMedical
    Center for Disease Control and PreventionCDCMedical
    American Academy of PediatricsAAPMedical
    American Association for Marriage and Family TherapistsAAMFTMental Health
    National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMIMental Health
    Mental Health AmericaMHAMental Health
    National Association of Mental Health Planning & Advisory CouncilsNAMHPACMental Health
    National Institute of Mental HealthNIMHMental Health
    National Federation of Families for Children's Mental HealthNFFCMHMental Health
    Child and Adolescent Bipolar DisorderBP KidsMental Illness
    MentualHealth.govHHS - Mental HealthMental Illness
    International OCD Foundation - Obssessive Compulsive DisorderIOCDFOCD
    Child Study CenterCSCParenting
    Bright FuturesAAPParenting
    Child & Family Web GuideC & F WebguideParenting
    The Children's Health CouncilCHCParents
    Child Welfare LeagueCWLAParents
    The Child AdvocateTCAParents
    School Psychiatry ProgramMGHPsychiatry
    American Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAACAPPsychiatry
    American Psychological AssociationAPAPsychological
    Gateway to Post Traumatic Stress DisorderPTSDPTSD
    Catholic Boarding Schools AssociationCBSASchools
    Independent Educational Consultant AssociationIECASchools
    National Association of Independent SchoolsNAISSchools
    National Association of Therapeutic Schools and ProgramsNATSAPSchools
    Small Boarding School AssociationSBSASchools
    The American Association of Boarding SchoolsTABSSchools
    National Association of Addiction Treatment ProvidersNAATPSubstance Abuse
    The Rehabilitation Accreditation CommissionsCARFSubstance Abuse
    Alcoholics AnonymousAASubstance Abuse
    Narcotics AnonymouseNASubstance Abuse
    Center For Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug AbuseCTRADASubstance Abuse
    Center for Substance Abuse TreatmentCSATSubstance Abuse
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationSAMSHASubstance Abuse
    American Foundation For Suicide PreventionAFSPSuicide Prevention
    National Suicide Prevention LifelineNSPLSuicide Prevention
    Screening for Mental HealthSMHSuicide Prevention
    American Music Therapy AssociationAMTATherapy

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