Empowering Your Teenager for True Change

By Greenbrier Academy / October 4, 2018

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, three million teens between the ages of 12 and 17 had a major depressive episode in 2016. The prevalence of major depressive episode was higher among adolescent girls (19.4%) compared to boys (6.4%). Many of these troubled girls may benefits from a boarding school for depression like…

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53% of 13-Year-Old Girls Are Unhappy With Their Bodies: How to Help Your Daughter Love Herself

By Greenbrier Academy / February 20, 2018

  Teenage girls in America feel a lot of pressure when it comes to obtaining the ideal body. And, the statistics show it. 53 percent of 13-year old girls don’t like the way their bodies look. 28 percent of 15-year-old girls are already on diets. Approximately three percent of teens are affected by an eating…

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Empowering Your Teenager for True Change

By Greenbrier Academy / August 1, 2017

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, three million teens between the ages of 12 and 17 had a major depressive episode in 2015. That’s 12.5 percent of the teenage population in the United States. Many of these teens come to Greenbrier Academy, and we’ve found that they often have: – Feelings of low…

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Self-Harm: What Every Parent Should Know

By Greenbrier Academy / January 5, 2017

For many parents, the concept of self-harm is strange and confusing.  You may feel helpless and anxious about the fact that your daughter is engaging in this behavior. Estimates show that approximately one in every 200 teens between the ages of 13 and 19 cut themselves on a regular basis. This isn’t the only type…

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