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My daughter Maya is in the family room watching TV. I’m heading out to buy ginger sweets for my wife, Marsha, who’s upstairs in bed, feeling queasy after her latest round of chemotherapy. 1,353 more words
Parents often feel frustrated by the constant need to redirect their teen’s behavior, feeling that whatever they say or do doesn’t seem to work. All these failed attempts to guide one’s teen can lead to conflicts over just about everything. 499 more words
It’s been snowing all day, and I’m annoyed. I haven’t had to drive anywhere; I haven’t even had to walk anywhere. But in this day and age of technology, gaming and not doing anything that might cause one to break a fingernail, many are slow to pick up a shovel and a bag of salt to clear sidewalks in anything remotely akin to a reasonable amount of time. 915 more words
It was stated in HealthDay News, that fewer than half of teens with psychiatric problems or disorders receive treatment. This is unacceptable.
Researchers discovered that 45% of adolescents with psychiatric disorders did receive some form of service in the previous 12 months, however, other adolescents with other serious disorders sometimes received services in a school setting or in a specialty mental health setting. 42 more words