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Introducing the dark world of substance abuse to teens through books
Oct 18 2019

Introducing the dark world of substance abuse to teens through books

Addiction Substance Abuse Teen Drug Abuse

Raising a teen can be hard when you worry that they are always at the risk of exploring harmful substances. This is especially true as your teen keeps growing and inevitably faces peer pressure to try different drugs or runs the risk of using drugs as a coping mechanism during this tumultuous period in their…

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Parental guided drinking: Is it good or bad?
Sep 04 2019

Parental guided drinking: Is it good or bad?

Addiction Substance Abuse Teen Alcohol Addiction

Growing up, Tommy Reyes remembered talking with his friends about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. One thing that stuck out was that several of his friends, even though they were between 10 to 12 years of age, had already had alcohol given to them by their parents. Some had merely taken a sip of…

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Study links ADHD, substance abuse, conduct disorder to same neurocognitive connection
Sep 03 2019

Study links ADHD, substance abuse, conduct disorder to same neurocognitive connection

Mental Health

A study performed by researchers at both the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center has found that ADHD, conduct disorder, and substance abuse share their origins in the same neurocognitive deficit which also explains why these issues often occur together. The study titled “Neural and Cognitive Correlates of the common and Specific…

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US ERs increasingly seeing more teens seeking help for mental health disorders
Aug 23 2019

US ERs increasingly seeing more teens seeking help for mental health disorders

Mental Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 50 percent of the mental health disorders start manifesting by 14 years of age, however, in majority of the cases, these disorders go undiagnosed or untreated. The repercussions of not addressing adolescent or teen mental illnesses can be serious, extending into adulthood, impacting both the mental and…

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Schools in the U.S. have more police than mental health counselors
Aug 08 2019

Schools in the U.S. have more police than mental health counselors

Mental Health

The U.S. Department of Education and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently furnished a report stating that schools in the U.S. have more police on their campuses compared to mental health counselors or caregivers. According to the report, on average, American public schools have one mental health counselor per 444 students. The report further…

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