Depression in Teen Girls: Is Social Media to Blame?

By Greenbrier Academy / August 26, 2019

  Depression in teen girls is on the rise in the United States and social media may be playing a role. Until today, teen girls have never had the level of pressure they experience due to the constant exposure created by these apps. How do we protect teenage girls’ self esteem and quality of real…

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The #1 Treatment for Depression in Teen Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / August 19, 2019

  Depression in teen girls is on the rise in the United States. Could it be the booming popularity and consumption of social media? Are teen girls lacking positive, real world connection as the internet becomes their main social outlet? Many research outcomes say the media is certainly playing its part, but in many ways…

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Do Girls with Depression Need Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / August 12, 2019

  In today’s society, it’s difficult for teen girls to feel good about themselves. With the boom in popularity of social media apps, teen girls learn to idolize unrealistic body expectations, to compete with one another in all aspects of beauty and it leaves them feeling empty and lonely. Unfortunately, teen depression is on the…

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Yoga for Teen Depression: Get These Benefits in 30 Minutes

By Greenbrier Academy / December 10, 2018

  According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 3 millions teens between the ages of 12 and 17 have a major depressive episode at least once. While there are many benefits of yoga for teens that contribute to improving depression symptoms, it’s also proven through research. Research published in the National Library of…

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What is a Therapeutic Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / October 9, 2018

  Whether you are looking for boarding schools for depression or therapeutic schools for anxiety, one thing is certain. Not all boarding schools are the same. They have different locations, academic structure and sizes. More importantly, boarding schools have different purposes. For instance, a traditional boarding schools’s prominent focus is preparing their students for college.…

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