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6 Signs of Gaming Addiction in Your Teen

In recent times, video games have undergone tremendous evolution, becoming an elaborate realistic escape appealing to players across all age groups. At Venture Academy, we understand that the obsession with these games, the gratification of leveling up, and the mental stimulation of playing these games increases the trend of teen gaming addiction. Is Your Teen…

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3 Common Types of Trauma Teens Experience

As parents and caregivers, our highest priority is for our children to live healthy, happy lives. We try our best to protect them from pain and difficulties, but unfortunately, some things are outside our control. Certain events and experiences can trigger behavioural changes in our kids. Teen trauma requires treatment in order to help teenagers…

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How The COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Impacting Your Teen

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the globe, young people are dealing with many serious issues. From teen stress to teen substance abuse, the problems arising due to being isolated and anxious are very real. Everyone handles the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic differently, but teens are especially vulnerable due to their developing psyche. How…

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How to Celebrate National Recovery Month With Your Teen

National Recovery Month comes along every September, and with it arrives an opportunity to celebrate your teen’s accomplishments and gains over the past year. Whether your child has completely recovered from their addiction or they are still on the road to recovery, acknowledging milestones is important. The journey to addiction recovery is not always a…

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Understanding the Signs of Anxiety in Teens

Visible signs of anxiety in teens indicate that the condition has already progressed quite far. Anxiety is the body’s normal response to stress and overwhelming situations. Yet, teens and adolescents experience it differently and often more intensely due to their circumstances and hormonal changes. So, while nearly everyone experiences anxiety at some point in life,…

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What Are the Causes of Anxiety in Teens?

Anxiety is the body’s normal reaction to stress, and it helps teenagers handle overwhelming or tense moments. It is usual for teenagers to experience fear at given moments in their lives. However, sometimes what appears like ordinary teen struggles may indicate an underlying anxiety disorder that needs medical intervention. As such, parents and guardians ought…