About Centered Health

Centered Health provides professional treatment for teens struggling with mental health, behavioral health and addiction issues.

How to Stay Mentally Healthy During Adolescence

2018-11-14T14:52:49+00:00Mental Health|

Maintaining good mental health is important at any age, but it can become more of a struggle for teens. As they begin to go through puberty, face social struggles, and feel the pressure of increased obligations, their mental health can begin to suffer. In fact, some type of mental illness affects a large number [...]

Teens and Divorce: Tips to Help Them Cope Faster

2018-11-14T08:17:41+00:00Depression, Trauma|

Divorce is never easy, but it can be troublesome especially to teens in the family. Adolescence is already a time of great change and social issues that can create anxiety in teens. In addition to dealing with the onset of puberty, social pressures, and keeping up with school responsibilities, your teen children are now [...]

Teen Multiple Personality Disorder: Is It Real?

2018-10-19T13:25:56+00:00Personality Disorder|

Multiple personality disorder, which is now more commonly referred to as dissociative identity disorder, is a psychological condition that is caused by a number of factors. It can manifest in teens and is caused by severe trauma during childhood. The biggest triggers of the condition include physical, emotional or sexual abuse. What is Teen [...]

Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors in Teens: Understanding and Managing It

2018-11-14T08:39:39+00:00Self Harm|

If you've noticed your adolescent obsessively engaging in harmful behaviors such as hair-pulling, nail-biting, or picking at their skin, you may have already tried to stop the behavior in its tracks, but to no avail. Fortunately, these types of behaviors are recognized in psychology and there are ways to combat the need to engage [...]

The Growing Problem of Depression in America

2018-11-14T08:55:00+00:00Depression|

Deciphering Teen Depression in America and How to Deal with It One of the most difficult times in a parent's life may be raising a teenager. Parents would do well to understand it's often hard for teens as well. Depression is a serious mental health issue which is becoming more prevalent in America. Here [...]

Reasons Why Your Teen is Cutting Themselves

2018-11-14T09:08:25+00:00Self Harm|

Helping Your Child Combat the Need to Self-Harm Self-harm is a difficult subject to breach with someone at any age. Because the teen years play such a critical role in development, it can be difficult for a young adult to navigate them on their own. It doesn't help that the warning signs for things [...]

Does Your Teen Have Orthorexia? Find Out with These 6 Warning Signs

2018-10-03T14:34:23+00:00Eating Disorder|

Keeping a teenager healthy and happy is a difficult business. As your child grows old enough to make decisions, it is important to encourage their independence. However, when your teen makes decisions that could seriously impact physical or mental health, it is important to know the facts. Some problems like adolescent drug abuse or [...]

Teen Phobias – What You Need to Know

2018-11-14T09:28:06+00:00Anxiety|

Diagnosing and Treating Phobias in Teens Phobias are a common type of mental health problem suffered by children, teens, and adults. A teen phobia involves an extreme and irrational fear of a specific object or situation. Teenagers are just as prone to phobias as adults, and many people develop lifelong phobias while growing up. [...]

When Your Teenager Has a Dual Diagnosis

2018-11-14T09:38:07+00:00Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health|

A dual diagnosis, also called a co-occurring disorder, is a term ascribed to someone who simultaneously has a substance abuse disorder and a mental illness. As of 2014, nearly eight million adults had a dual diagnosis. Although multiple conditions are present in a dual diagnosis, one condition might be more severe than the other. [...]

K2-A Powerful Drug That is Impacting Teenagers

2018-11-14T09:48:24+00:00Addiction|

K2 is a dangerous drug that, in recent years, has grown in popularity and has been the cause of serious health problems amongst young people. Introduction Most commonly referred to as spice but additionally known by names such as "skunk," "moon rocks" and "potpourri," spice is considered a synthetic version of marijuana because the [...]