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Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder vs Bipolar Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder vs Bipolar Disorder - PTC

To people who aren’t mental health professionals or living with an understanding of borderline personality disorder vs bipolar disorder, the two disorders may look alike. But that doesn’t mean that they’re the same thing. If you have someone in your life who suffers from either condition, it’s important to understand the difference, because they have […]

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month 2020

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month 2020 - Paradigm Treatment Centers

  Tips and Resources for Parents and Caregivers February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and Paradigm Treatment is shining a light on this cause in the hopes of building awareness, providing resources and support, eliminating shame and associated stigma. Teen dating violence can manifest physically, emotionally, or sexually, and can include stalking. […]

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Navigating Teen Social Media and Body Image/Body Dysmorphia

Teen Social Media Use & Body Image/Body Dysmorphia - PTC

Social media is a big source of worry for parents of teenagers and body image has slowly become a big source of worry for teenagers. Parents are concerned about cyberbullies, online predators, and they may even worry about unscrupulous companies collecting their teen’s data. The problems that teens experience due to social media are less […]

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How the Wilderness Was Proven to Be a Natural Antidepressant

Enjoying Nature to Reduce Chance of Depression - Paradigm Treatment Centers

Could a camping trip in the mountains or a long hike through the woods be the effective, low-cost natural antidepressant that you’ve been looking for? Perhaps. A study conducted by Stanford University researchers demonstrates that simply walking in nature can result in a lower risk of depression. Take a look at what you need to […]

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4 Stress Management Activities for Back to School Anxiety in Teens

Teen Having Anxiety After Going Back to School - Paradigm Treatment Centers

Managing school stress and extracurricular activities is never easy – but it’s even more difficult after winter break. If your teen is feeling overwhelmed, practice these four stress management activities to alleviate the back to school burden. Your teen is probably getting back into the school routine after the winter break, but you may have […]

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Community Spotlight: Megan Stokes, NATSAP Executive Director

Community Spotlight: Megan Stokes - Paradigm Treatment Centers

  Shining a Spotlight on Mental Health Leaders Megan Stokes is not a clinician or a mental health practitioner. She is not a researcher nor is she an academic specializing in the field of psychology. In fact, her professional background lies in government relations, specifically state legislation and working directly with lobbyists. So how did […]

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Evolution of the “Cancel Culture”

Evolution of the "Cancel Culture" - Paradigm Treatment Centers

  As our world becomes more and more interconnected, and as traditional approaches to social control have diminished, younger generations are left to devise new ways of getting along with others. In a culture where it is no longer acceptable to squelch disagreements with physical altercations or hateful words, teens and young adults are actively […]

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Anxiety in Teens Is Directly Linked to Screen Time

Anxiety in Teens Is Directly Linked to Screen Time - PTC

Teenagers who are suffering from anxiety might experience restlessness, excessive worries and fears, and a tendency toward wariness. Anxiety in teens also causes physical symptoms like cramps, headaches, muscle tension, and excessive sweating, among other things. Anxiety can be very uncomfortable, and it can make your teen’s life much more difficult than it has to […]

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