Behavioral Therapy Techniques You Can Try At Home For Your Teen With ADHD

“He just can’t seem to sit down and do his work.” You think to yourself, “I wonder if there’s something wrong with him?” If you’re the parent of a troubled teen who you suspect has ADHD or a parent with a child with ADHD, then this article is for you! This article will help you […]

Being Behind Pace to Graduate Doesn’t Mean Your Teen Can’t Do It

“When I first entered the Liahona Treatment Center, I felt like my chances of getting into college were limited. Now, I can see that I have a journey to share–one of resilience, perseverance, and hard work.” If you have a troubled teen, especially a previously troubled boy, a therapeutic boarding school like Liahona can help […]

Taking Risks Is More Common Among Depressed Teenage Boys

Sleeping throughout the day, eating less or more, and having little motivation are often associated with depression. But did you know that risk-taking is also associated with troubled teens with depression, especially troubled boys? This article covers the types of risky behaviors associated with depression and how you can help your teen with this mental […]

Being Behind Pace to Graduate Doesn’t Mean Your Teen Can’t Do It

“When I first entered the Liahona Treatment Center, I felt like my chances of getting into college were limited. Now, I can see that I have a journey to share–one of resilience, perseverance, and hard work.” If you have a troubled teen, especially a previously troubled boy, a therapeutic boarding school like Liahona can help […]

Parenting an Angry Teenager

“I hate you! Why can’t you just let me go? I know you let them go last year!” your troubled teen yells from behind the door of their room, which they’ve, of course, locked. If you’re a parent of an angry teenager, especially a troubled boy, this article will help you recognize the roots of […]

My Teenager is Refusing to Take Their ADHD Medication. What Do I Do?

He reads a few pages of the history book. Stops. Checks his phone. Monitors the score on the football game. Repeat. If you have a teenager with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), staying on task may be a considerable struggle. That’s because the Disorder often leaves your teen unable to concentrate and with the desire […]

Resiliency: What Does It Look like in Teens

“Trauma robs you of the feeling that you are in charge of yourself, of […] self-leadership […]. The challenge of recovery is to reestablish ownership of your body and your mind–of yourself. This means feeling free to know what you know and to feel what you feel without becoming overwhelmed, enraged, ashamed, or collapsed” — […]

Is The Wildly Popular Game ‘Among Us’ Safe For Your Child?

Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Pokemon GO, and now, ‘Among Us’. What do all of these have in common? They’re all games popular with young kids and teenagers. This article uncovers the reasons why “Among Us’ is popular with tweens and teens. It will also help you understand whether this game is safe for your child and […]

Signs Your Teenager May Be A Narcissist (+5 Tips to Help Handle It!)

A handsome young man attracts many people interested in him but is too self-absorbed to really care for anyone else. At least that’s a brief summary of the Greek story of Narcissus. This story explains the roots of the term narcissist and having Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). As you’ll learn while reading this article, the […]

Teen Talk and the Ever-Changing Use of Slang in 2020

“The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire”–Malcolm Gladwell, in his book The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Malcolm Gladwell’s book The Tipping Point is one of the key texts in studies on society and culture. […]