Is your teen unmotivated and disinterested in school and extracurriculars? Are you a teen who would rather be sleeping than “doing things” in your community? Has this been described as the typical teenager who just doesn’t care? There could be a lot more going on in this scenario than just a teen who seems
From a Senior, Female: Anxiety: To make sure we are all on the same page, let’s first define anxiety and then put it into context. Anxiety in a psychiatric context is defined as “a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily
This school year on the first Wednesday of every month, teams of therapy dogs and their handlers from Connecticut's Pet Partners visit Morgan during the X-block period. The dogs come in and are available throughout the upper hub, the lower hub, and in the faculty lounge for students to sit with, pet, and just generally
Certainly the concept of self esteem in youth has been given a lot of attention in the media, in books and presentations, and in school. There is a push to elevate a child’s esteem through recognizing the good they do, by offering praise, and reinforcing rule following with positive feedback. But why is this important?