US schools gearing to deal with opioid crisis
In the wake of the ongoing opioid crisis in the United States, the state of Alabama is heralding a project to train school staff with the know-how to treat students suffering from drug overdoses. Ironically, kids across the U.S. have easier access to drugs as they are available in their parents’ cabinets at home, foregoing…Read more
Mindfulness improves mental health of students, finds study
Emerging evidence has suggested that in comparison to the general population, students studying at the university are more prone to develop mental health disorders. Therefore, recently a study was conducted by the University of Bristol to investigate the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) in improvising the mental health and overall well-being of medical students,…Read more
How can parents identify drug abuse in teens?
Teen years are full of enthusiasm, anxiety, fears, and the process of growing up. Teens undergo puberty at this time which results in a cyclone of hormonal changes and fluctuating emotions in them. They are drawn towards the opposite sex, indulge in risky behavior such as fast driving and sex with multiple partners, and also…Read more