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ADHD

ADHD/ADD

The Facts...

Maybe you or another family member suffers from ADHD. Learn about ADHD causes, the genetic link, and if ADHD can be prevented. Are adults diagnosed with ADHD? Can ADHD/ADD be treated and managed?

Treatment

The right ADHD treatment may include medication or behavioral therapy, or even a combination of both, and are crucial to managing ADHD. Learn more about the latest treatments.

Depression

What is depression and is it treatable? What are the symptoms? How young can depression start? If I, or someone I know, has symptoms of depression, where do I/they go to find out and get help?


Teenage Depression

Types of Treatment

Treatment Locations

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Anxiety and Stress

Although anxiety is a perfectly natural fight or flight psychological reaction. However, it can be a problem if the anxiety last too long, is more and more frequent, and/or causes a person to lose sleep, and affects their overall quality of life.


Anxiety/Stress Facts

Anxiety Disorders

Treatment

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders go far beyond the simple diet to lose weight. Every year thousands of teens develop eating disorders, have problems with weight, eating, or body image.


Eating Disorder Facts

Types of Eating Disorders

Treatment

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Suicide

Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), after accidents and homicide. Every suicide devastates families, friends and communities. Find out more about suicide, ways to prevent it, or get help if you or someone you know has had thoughts of suicide.


Suicide Facts

Causes and Warning Signs

Where to Get Help