Together, we are capable of amazing things

We believe that Welivise can help children and teens thrive, reaching their highest potential so they can pave the way for generations to come.

Children will not always come to you, parents, with their problems. Whether because they are embarrassed, afraid or don’t understand what’s going on, they can be in emotional and physical pain without you knowing it. So it’s time to learn the warning signs of the most common problems they may be facing:

BULLYING

  • Unexplainable injuries
  • Changes in eating habits, like suddenly skipping meals or binge eating. Kids may come home from school hungry because they did not eat lunch
  • Lost or destroyed clothing, books, electronics, or jewelry
  • Sudden loss of friends or avoidance of social situations
  • Frequent headaches or stomach aches, feeling sick or faking illness

MENTAL WELLNESS

  • Excessive worrying or fear
  • Feeling excessively sad or low
  • Extreme mood changes, including uncontrollable “highs” or feelings of euphoria
  • Avoiding friends and social activities
  • Prolonged or strong feelings of irritability or anger
  • Confused thinking or problems concentrating and learning

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Diminished personal appearance
  • Avoiding eye contact
  • Secretive behavior
  • Smell of smoke on breath or clothes
  • Unusual tiredness

EATING DISORDERS

  • Bingeing or eating uncontrollably, often secretly
  • Purging by strict dieting, fasting, vigorous exercise, vomiting, or abusing laxatives or diuretics in an effort to lose weight
  • Using the bathroom frequently after meals
  • Preoccupation with body weight
  • Depression or mood swings

ACADEMICS

  • Sudden or unexplained failures in school
  • Ongoing changes in a teen’s motivation to attend to academic, extracurricular, work or social matters
  • Easily distracted
  • Forgetful
  • Difficulty staying focused on completing a given task
  • Trouble learning something new

SPORTS

  • Performs well in practice but not in competitions
  • Gets upset easily over mistakes
  • Loss of motivation
  • Flounders or freezes often
  • Easily distracted
  • Fear of failure