Mental Health

That emotional roller coaster you’re on? It’s all because your brain is changing like crazy right now. Read on to better understand your seemingly random moods . . . and how to survive them.

Picture it: A packed house for an early-season football game. Tyrell Cameron is 16, a linebacker and receiver for the Franklin Parish Patriots. Cody Seward, 17, plays linebacker for the Sterlington Panthers. With 9 minutes and 11 seconds left in the game, they collide.

There’s nothing wrong with feeling furious! But learning to control your inner Hulk can keep you from doing all sorts of stuff you’ll regret.

 

Here’s what it’s really like to have an anxiety disorder—and why more teens are being diagnosed than ever before.

Celebrities don’t talk about it. Doctors don’t always notice it. Even those with textbook cases of binge-eating disorder may not know it. Find out what happens when the food you turn to for comfort becomes your worst enemy.

Four Teens. Four traumas. Four incredible comebacks.

No, we’re not talking about being annoyingly chipper and ignorantly blissful. Optimism is a research-proven mind-set that will get you what you want—­here’s how to use it.

For years Madeline and Eva suffered in silence. Then they shared their secret with each other.

It was only the beginning of an unlikely story of two teens determined to shine a light on depression—by opening up to the world.

Losing a loved one can be one of life’s most profound experiences—but also one of the least discussed. These courageous teens want to break the silence and share their stories of love and loss, and what they learned along the way.