Signs That Your Teen Daughter Might Have Bipolar Disorder

If you have a teen daughter, you are probably very accustomed to the frequent mood swings she experiences; but at some point, you may wonder if the mood swings and other strange behaviors are normal. Teens can develop mental health issues, such as bipolar disorder, but it can sometimes be hard to tell if a teen has this or not. A teen's brain is not fully developed, which is why many teens have impulsive or unusual behaviors, yet there are some signs that can help you know if your daughter may have bipolar disorder.   Read More...

Four Signs Your Partner Is Suffering From Depression

Many people deal with depression at some point during their lives. Often, the depressed patient does not realize on their own exactly what is going on and why they feel so down in the dumps. Rather, it is friends and family members who become aware that something is amiss and encourage their loved one to seek treatment. If your spouse or partner develops depression, you're the most likely one to notice since, presumably, you spend the most time with them and know them the best.   Read More...

How To Know If Your Child May Need Pediatric Occupational Therapy

If you are starting to wonder whether your child may be in need of some pediatric occupational therapy, you will want to consider the following signs. This way, you will know if it is time to make the phone call to the occupational therapist in order to get an appointment set up. You Spot Some Developmental Delays Some of the developmental delays that you will want to watch for include problems with crawling, walking, and sitting at the appropriate times.   Read More...

Tips For Newlyweds To Survive That First Crazy Year Of Marriage

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 2,100,000 couples said "I Do" in 2014. If you were recently married or are in the process of planning your wedding, chances are you aren't thinking about the hardships that lie ahead during that first tumultuous year as man and wife. After the honeymoon period ends, there is a serious time of adjustment when you begin to settle into married life.   Read More...

Alcohol Addiction: Keep Your Loved One On Track During The Holidays

If your loved one is currently undergoing drug addiction treatment for an alcohol problem, minimizing stress in their lives is essential, especially during the holidays. Although many people don't consider alcohol a drug, it's one of the most abused and used substances in the United States. Alcohol addiction has the potential to lead to or accompany other addictive vices, including prescription drugs, marijuana, and heroin. Here's more information about stress and addiction and what you can do to help your loved one stay on track to their recovery.   Read More...