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Therapy Insider is a powerful resource for families wanting straightforward answers to today’s problems. We recognize the challenges that exist for parents battling with a child caught in the grip of addiction, a spouse suffering from an emotional setback or a young adult struggling to leave the nest and find their way into the world.

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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Why Are Most Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction Fighting Drugs?

Why Are Most Opioid Abusers Missing Out on...

Medicaid and Medicare are only part of the problem... Doctors are reluctant to prescribe addiction fighting drugs because they know little about them. Medicaid and Medicare are federal and state funded health insurance programs and they are woefully underfunded for addiction treatment and they are not helping to fight the nation’s drug addiction epidemic. Doctor's are also reluctant to subscribe addiction fighting drugs...

Mindfulness and Meditation Treatments Just a Fad? Hear What The Experts Have To Say

Mindfulness and Meditation Treatments Just...

For the purpose of this article, we will refer to the term "mindfulness" as a mental state of being "aware" without being judgmental.  And, "meditation" is the disciplined practice of being still, realized, and aware of the simple status your body and mind. Mindfulness Meditation is the mental practice of being in the present, and focusing your thoughts on your internal physical and mental status as well as being. It's r...

Study Finds that Empathy for Others' Pain is Rooted in Cognition Rather than Sensation
How To  Help Obese Children Caused by Sexual Abuse
The Importance of Fathers in the Child's Development
What Responsibility Do Employers Have for Employees with Drug Problems?

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Through a nationwide directory, we provide direct, confidential access to top licensed professionals who can offer assistance to those cases that need professional help. We also have a vetted list of reputable rehabilitation clinics, residential and behavioral treatment centers, in and out-patient facilities and transitional living programs, that provide expert mental, emotional and medical assistance for loved ones in crisis.

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    Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression & Bipolar, Anxiety, Substance Abuse Issues, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD, Conduct Disorders.

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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.
    Attention Deficit ResourcesADD
    The National Resource on ADHDCHADD
    American Academy of Addiction PsychiatryAAAP
    American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive DisordersAAHCPAD
    American Society of Addiction MedicineASAM
    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug DependenceNCADD
    National Institute on Drug AbuseNIDA
    The Association for Addiction ProfessionalsNAADAC
    Anxiety and Depression Disorders of AmericaADAA
    Freedom From FearFFF
    Autism SocietyAS
    National Autism AssociationNAA
    U.S. Autism & Asperger AssociationUSAAA
    Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare CouncilOBHC
    National Council for Behavioral HealthNCBH
    American Association of Christian CounselorsAACC
    American Counseling AssociationACA
    American Mental Health Counselors AssociationAMHCA
    American School Counselor AssociationASCA
    International Association of Marriage and Family CounselorsIAMFC
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare OrganizationsJACHO
    Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceDBSA
    Academy for Eating DisordersAED
    National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated DisordersANAD
    American Family Therapy AcademyAFTA
    National Center for Learning DisabilitiesNCLD
    The American Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)NCLD
    Department of Health and Human ServicesHHS
    U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionOJJDP
    HealthgradesHealth Grades
    American Medical AssociationAMA
    Center for Disease Control and PreventionCDC
    American Academy of PediatricsAAP
    American Association for Marriage and Family TherapistsAAMFT
    National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMI
    Mental Health AmericaMHA
    National Association of Mental Health Planning & Advisory CouncilsNAMHPAC
    National Institute of Mental HealthNIMH
    National Federation of Families for Children's Mental HealthNFFCMH
    Child and Adolescent Bipolar DisorderBP Kids
    MentalHealth.govHHS - Mental Health
    The Children's Health CouncilCHC
    Child Welfare LeagueCWLA
    American Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAACAP
    American Psychological AssociationAPA
    Gateway to Post-traumatic Stress DisorderPTSD
    Catholic Boarding Schools AssociationCBSA
    Independent Educational Consultant AssociationIECA
    National Association of Independent SchoolsNAIS
    National Association of Therapeutic Schools and ProgramsNATSAP
    Alcoholics AnonymousAA
    Narcotics AnonymouseNA
    Center For Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug AbuseCTRADA
    Center for Substance Abuse TreatmentCSAT
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationSAMSHA
    American Foundation For Suicide PreventionAFSP
    National Suicide Prevention LifelineNSPL
    Screening for Mental HealthSMH
    American Music Therapy AssociationAMTA

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The Fearless Mind of a Young Person - Danny MacAskill

What makes some young people beyond great?  How do they do it? Is it the power of focus?  Is it extreme discipline? Why do young adults attempt the impossible?  What drives...

Ping Pong Player With No Hands Won't Let Anything Stop Him

Ibriham Hamato's loves ping pong. It's his favorite sport and always has been. There is only one problem, Ibriham Hamato has no hands. Most people who found themselves in Ibriham's position...

Young Man Removes Penis after using

How is it even possible that a street drug called “meow meow” by its faithful users can influence someone to do something so—drastic? Hard to believe, but that is exactly what...

My Daughter Doesn

An eating disorder does not suddenly appear out of nowhere, it takes time to develop, which is why adolescent girls may not understand, or even want to recognize, that they have a...

How Martial Arts Actually Benefits You

It's really not all about violence.  Many people will automatically dismiss any kind of karate or martial arts because it’s “violent.” Looking at sending your child (or going...

Study Finds that Empathy for Others' Pain is Rooted in Cognition Rather than Sensation

Empathy for others in pain is a remarkable human trait and characteristic. Those folks who are sensitive toward others in pain are among the most liked and appreciated people on earth. Who doesn't...