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US schools gearing to deal with opioid crisis
Apr 04 2019

US schools gearing to deal with opioid crisis

Addiction Teen Drug Abuse

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…

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Mindfulness improves mental health of students, finds study
Apr 02 2019

Mindfulness improves mental health of students, finds study

Mental Health

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,…

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How can parents identify drug abuse in teens?
Apr 01 2019

How can parents identify drug abuse in teens?

Drug Addiction Substance Abuse

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…

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Preteens visiting ER prone to suicide ideation, finds study
Mar 29 2019

Preteens visiting ER prone to suicide ideation, finds study

Mental Health

Multiple teens visiting the emergency department (ER) of a hospital may be in terrible need of help because they have suicide ideation, suggested a recent study. It was discovered that multiple children aged between 10 and 12 years visiting the hospital for either physical or mental ailments were found to be positive for suicide risk….

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Childhood anxiety can be cured by treating parents, says study
Mar 27 2019

Childhood anxiety can be cured by treating parents, says study

Mental Health

It is hypothesized that one in three children will experience clinically significant anxiety disorder before turning into adults and if left treated, they may turn into anxious adults. Recently, the researchers from the Yale University have developed a novel way to combat childhood anxiety – to treat the parents. According to the randomized trial published…

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