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Children & Teens

It is important to address problems of children and teens as early as possible. These articles offer insight on some of the challenges of raising kids.

How Harmful is Chemical Use in Young People–Really?

The objective of this article is to present a discussion of the realities of chemical usage in young people and to suggest some ideas that may migrate it.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

How Harmful is Chemical Use in Young People–Really?

Summary: There is evidence that among school children experimentation with drugs and alcohol is beginning at earlier and earlier ages. Continue reading

When Children Are Molested

To acquaint readers with the dynamics of child molestation and to provide some guidelines for handling it.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

When Children Are Molested

Summary: Many more children than it is commonly thought are molested each year in the United States, and elsewhere. Continue reading

Troubled Adolescents: General Profile of Suicidal Teens

The objective of this article is to make some suggestions as to the general profile of adolescent boys and girls who may attempt or succeed at committing suicide.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

Troubled Adolescents: General Profile of Suicidal Teens

Summary: Adolescents experience great turbulence on their way to adulthood. One of the hallmarks of their adolescents is the outlook that whatever they are experiencing will last forever. Continue reading

Suicidal Patterns of Troubled Teens

The objective of this article is to point out some warning signs for teens who may try suicide with the hope of preventing some deaths.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

Suicidal Patterns of Troubled Teens

Summary: Many adolescents die who really did not mean to complete the act. Seasons play a role some of the time. Family situations of loss and feelings of hopelessness are major factors. Continue reading

The Effects of Teen Suicide in Families

The objective of this article is to help families in this difficult position to understand what they may be experiencing.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

The Effects of Teen Suicide in Families

Summary: Suicide puts an entirely different face onto the grieving process. Often the survivors become the victims. They may remain both guilt-ridden, embarrassed, and angry with no release. Continue reading

Stresses for Children in the World in Which They Live

The objective of this article is to help family and friends be aware of the stresses that children experience so that they can help to mitigate them where possible.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

Stresses for Children in the World in Which They Live

Summary: Children are affected by their society and by the smaller world of their family and school groups. Continue reading

Stresses in Early Boy-Girl Relationships

The objective of this article is to point out the stresses on early adolescents realted to the opposite sex in an effort to provide a cushioning for them from their caregivers.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

Stresses in Early Boy-Girl Relationships

Summary: During early adolescence, boys and girls are assailed by many inner pressures. Continue reading

When Children Lose a Mother

The objective of this article is to highlight the particular difficulties with losing a mother.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed.

When Children Lose a Mother

Summary: The loss of either parent is traumatic for children. However, since mothers are more often the primary caretakers of children, such a loss can be particularly devastating. Children are more apt to lose their primary source of nurturing. Continue reading

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