Teens And Interrupted Sleeping Patterns: How Social Media Affects Their Brain

teens and interrupted sleeping patterns

Spending too much time on social media has a multitude of negative effects on teens. One of the most significant ways screen time affects teens’ sleep hygiene is when they use phones or computers before bed. The blue light from screens disrupts the body’s natural circadian rhythm, making it harder to fall asleep, and can […]

A Guide To The Types Of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder causes people to experience intense emotional states that are too powerful for them to control or ignore. In the US alone, there are approximately 5.9 million people diagnosed with the condition — approximately 1% of the total US population. About 10% experience their first episode before age 25, according to research from the […]

Public Perception Of Teens And Mental Health

Did you know that more children who have depression also have a co-existing anxiety disorder as well? For that matter, kids aged 12-17 are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or both than younger children. Yet, there is still a strong stigma around teens and mental health. Children and adolescents are certainly being […]