Teen Depression Part Three – The Role of Technology

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On August 17, 2018
  While screens are stealing our teens’ attention, they’re also taking away their joy.  Social media and technology use are now directly linked to the increase in depression for teens.  The statistics for teen depression and suicide began rising in 2012.  At the very same time, teen’s access to smartphones also rose.  Jean Twenge, Psychology […]
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Teen Depression Part Two – The Symptoms

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On August 16, 2018
Navigating through the teen years has its challenges.  Middle School and High School students face both academic and peer pressures all while dealing with surging hormones.  But how do you know when a little teen angst has turned into a more series depression? At ROWI Teen and Parent Wellness Center, we suggest you take note […]
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Teen Depression Part One – The Problem

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On August 15, 2018
  The Center for Disease Control reported last month that 41% of high school girls and 33% of all high school students shared feeling sad and hopeless. UCLA has recently reported that Depression is the most common cause of disability and that the rate of teens experiencing at least one depressive episode has risen 60% […]
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Do Not Ignore the Importance of Social Skills as we Raise our Kids

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On May 16, 2018
By Dr. Candice Feinberg & Greg Feinberg   Depending on your age, you did not have nearly the schedule or technological advances that our kids have.  We did not have powerful, hand-held computers.  We were not on club soccer or baseball teams playing year-round.  Our schools were not nearly as sophisticated as they are now.  […]
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