Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a medical condition that affects how well comeone can sit still, focus, and pay attention.
It can be overwhelming trying to juggle school, work, friends, and family while trying to figure out the rest of your life. Frequent, intense, and uncontrollable anxiety that interferes with your daily routine may be a sign of a disorder.
Bullying includes behaviors that focus on making someone else feel inadequate, or focus on belittling someone else. Different types of bullying include physical, verbal, emotional and cyber bullying.
The teenage years can be tough, and it's perfectly normal to feel sad or irritable every now and then. But if these feelings don't go away or beocme so intense that you can't handle them, you may be suffering from depression.
Look around you. Could you recognize someone living with a mental, behavioral or emotional health issue? They don't always look, or behave, the way you'd expect them to.
Self-harm refers to hurting oneself to relieve emotional pain or distress. The most common forms of this behavior are cutting and burning.
Substance abuse has strong negative consequences, including altering brain development and functioning, leading to poor decision-making. Addiction can ruin lives, devastate families, and destroy relationships.
Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations, and all the more tragic because suicide can be prevented. It may seem like there's no way to solve your problems and that suicide is the only way to end the pain. BUT, there IS hope...
Let's change the question from "What's wrong with you?" to "What happened to you?" There are many kinds of trauma including sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, accident or illness, and so much more. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a set of symptoms -- feeling jittery, sleeping problems, trouble concentrating -- that someone develops after they experience something harmful, terrifying, or unsettling, and can affect ALL ages.