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National Drug and Alcohol Week Jan 22-28 2018

National Drug and Alcohol Week is an awareness week that was started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in…

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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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When Typical Teenager Behavior Becomes Troubled Teenager Behavior

As teenagers begin to assert their independence and find their own identity, many experience behavioral changes that can seem bizarre and…

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Emotional and Psychological Trauma in Teenagers: How Can Parents Help?

Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shattered your teenager’s sense of security, making them feel…

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Is Fast Food the New Painkiller?

The addiction circuit in the brain is wired to release dopamine, a feel good neurotransmitter that is increased in the limbic…

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Obstacles Teens Encounter when Entering Drug Addiction Rehab

The teenage years can be challenging. Navigating through puberty, peer pressure and tackling raging hormones in addition to balancing school and…

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Risky Business: Habits and Behaviors that Increase the Risk of Developing a Mental Health Disorder

According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at least once in their…

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Substance Abuse: A Disease Among the Elderly

Substance abuse affects every age, gender and ethnicity, but individuals may choose to use different substances depending on their age. For…

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The Truth About Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse refers to the consumption of one or more illicit substances over a defined period or simultaneously. It was once…

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