existential crisis

What is an Existential Crisis?

An existential crisis does not only impact adults – it also impacts teenagers and young adults. Gifted children and teenagers often experience existential depression because the world around them does not meet their expectations or ideals, which leads to disappointment or a sense of hopelessness.

Teen Against Wall

Why do Some Teens Stay Sober and Others Get Addicted?

An addiction is a complicated disease that impacts the physical, emotional and mental health of a teen. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (1), regular substance abuse changes the brain and impacts an individual’s self-control. Although substance abuse contributes to an addiction, some individuals do not become addicted to drugs or alcohol. By…