a teen sits on the floor with their head in their hands while experiencing Adderall Use Disorder

The Pressure to Be Perfect Is Leading to Adderall Abuse

Hyperactivity and impulse control are two challenges presented to children and young adults who need to remain focused in school—the solution: Adderall. Adderall is a prescription used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy by stimulating the brain and nerves. However, many young adults misuse Adderall, even buying the medication from others without a prescription—leading some young…

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What Is Mindfulness Therapy?

Mindfulness therapy is an evidence-based practice used in many therapeutic approaches. While rooted in Buddhist philosophy, mindfulness therapy has also been adapted in clinical settings worldwide to help people struggling with addiction, mental health issues, and more. If your teen is struggling with any of these issues, it will help if you know all about…

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How to Talk to Your Teen About Avoiding Party Drugs

Some teenagers love to party and have fun with their friends. For some teens, the ability to socialize with peers is enough of an adrenaline rush. But for others, there is a need to use party drugs such as ecstasy, ketamine, or methamphetamine. Unfortunately, using party drugs even once can result in severe consequences for…

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10 Common Causes of Anxiety in Teens

Anxiety in teens can be completely normal. However, when your teen’s anxiety is so great that they cannot think rationally, it is time to seek help. Anxiety disorders are a widespread mental health issue. At Destinations for Teens, our anxiety treatment program will support adolescents in learning how to manage their anxiety to navigate life…