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Mental Health for Teens

Family Therapy and Counseling Frisco TX

Frisco Mental Health Services brings healing and happiness to your whole family, including adolescents.

There are times when children and adolescents suffer from mental illness, behavioral health concerns, or substance abuse issues. The different treatments that can be utilized to overcome these conditions must be introduced in a way that is different than how it is addressed with adults. Therapeutic interventions that are used when treating children and adolescents must compliment where they are at developmentally.

With this in mind, Frisco Mental Healthcare Services provides tailor-made options for young people who are in need of mental care to address their problems from the standpoint of their individual stages in life.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Treatment for ADHD involves a combination of behavioral and holistic therapies, wellness education, recreational activities, and medication. Frisco Mental Health Services multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, therapists and clinicians work together to thoroughly assess each patient and ensure they receive a customized plan of care.

Did you know?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that manifests in childhood with symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention. The symptoms affect cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning.

In the 2011 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), the prevalence of a parent-reported diagnosis of ADHD (ever) among children aged 4 to 17 years of age in the United States was estimated to be 11 percent; it is more common in boys than girls.

Treatment of ADHD may involve behavioral/psychologic interventions, medication, and/or educational interventions, alone or in combination. Decisions regarding the choice of therapy involve the patient and his or her parents.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition; education of patients, families, and teachers regarding the diagnosis is an integral part of treatment. Management centers on the achievement of target outcomes, which are chosen in collaboration with the child, parents, and school personnel.


Frisco Mental Health Services multidisciplinary team works together to accurately diagnose anxiety disorders and provide each patient with a plan of care tailored to their individual needs.

Treatment for anxiety disorders can include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MBCT)
  • Solution-focused therapy
  • Trauma-focused therapy groups
  • Holistic therapies: yoga therapy, art therapy, music therapy, pet therapy, recreation therapy
  • Educational programs: mindfulness training, fitness, and wellness education, nutrition education
Did you know?

Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders with onset in childhood, with prevalence estimates ranging from 10 to 30 percent.

14 % of adolescents have a Mood Disorder.

Childhood anxiety disorders are associated with educational underachievement, increased risk for depression, substance abuse and/or dependence, and suicide, as well as other significant functional impairments that can extend into adulthood.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental condition in which a person has extreme mood swings for an acute period of time. In most people with bipolar disorder, there is no clear cause for the periods of extreme happiness and high activity, or depression and low activity.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by marked instability in many realms of an individual’s functioning including affect relationships, self-image, cognition, and behavior. Individuals with BPD experience emotional pain and are unable to effectively manage their emotions, which may include feelings of emptiness and difficulties with anger.

Suicidal Thoughts

Many teenagers are struggling with thoughts of suicide, often suffering in silence, feeling hopeless and alone. In fact, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the US, claiming over 44,000 lives every year. If you suspect your teenager is struggling with thoughts of suicide, please call Frisco Mental Health Services to schedule an appointment to discuss how we can help.

Other Mental Health Services for Teens

  • Family Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Sleep-wake disorders/ Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
  • Trauma, abuse, bullying, and stress-related disorder
  • Substance-related and addictive disorders
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Getting help is empowering.

Frisco Mental Services Provides cost-effective psychiatric care that will change your life.

Getting help is empowering.

Frisco Mental Services Provides cost-effective psychiatric care that will change your life.