Is Your Troubled Son Avoiding Social Situations?

Has your son always struggled with being an introvert in social situations? Or has it become more of a concern you recognize in recent years? A troubled teen may start to withdraw from and avoid social situations. While it is easy to write this off as being shy, the truth of the matter is that […]


How to Prevent My Teenager From Sneaking Out At Night

At some point in your child’s teenage years, they’re going to consider sneaking out of the house. Whether it’s to attend a party you told them they couldn’t go to, hang out with friends, or get into mischief, it’s not uncommon for troubled boys to tiptoe past your bedroom and escape into the night. While […]


Has My Troubled Teen Experienced an Event to Cause PTSD?

Has your troubled teenager been acting out more than usual? Have you witnessed a shift in their behavior or a detachment from friends and family? While teenagers are known to be resilient after facing a trauma, they aren’t immune to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) brought on from a stressful event and often don’t know how […]

Signs Your Teen is Hiding Their Drug Use and What to do about it

As much as we like to hope that we have a strong relationship with our teenage sons, the truth is that any of our children could experiment with and become addicted to drugs. If you’ve noticed mood swings and withdrawing from family and friends, it could be attributed to the hormonal changes that arrive with […]


The Effects of Social Media on Teenage Mental Health

Social media has become a large part of our lives, particularly in recent months, as most of us have needed to isolate due to the pandemic. A survey conducted in 2019 by the Pew Research Center determined that as many as 97% of teens between 13 and 17-years old use one or more social media […]