World Mental Health Day

Observing World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day happens annually on October 10th. The mission of this day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. Additionally, this day focuses on mobilizing efforts that support mental health causes. According to the World Health Organization, World Mental Health Day “provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on…

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Benefits of a Support Group

Support groups offer many benefits to young people struggling with depression, low self-esteem, behavioural problems, and eating disorders. These benefits can improve not only your teen’s quality of life but can help to balance the equilibrium of your whole household. When a teen struggles with peer pressure issues, finding a peer group in the proper…

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Dealing with Internet Addiction in Teens

Internet addiction in teens is on the rise because of the popularity of social media. You may have noticed your teen withdrawing from in-person events, or maybe they spend most of their time staring at their screen. Venture Academy has experienced professionals who are accustomed to helping teens unplug and rejoin the world. Help your…

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How Social Media Impacts Self-Esteem

Teens deal with many extreme pressures as they learn to navigate their social worlds, and this means that sometimes they test out personality traits that harm others. With the prevalence of social media, this means that the wrong image could follow a teen far beyond their teen years. A social media misstep that happens now…