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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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How to Seek Help for my Teenager Who is Cutting?

Cutting refers to using a sharp object such as a razor blade or a knife to cut into the skin. This…

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A woman laying on the coach suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Depression
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Versus Depression

Depression is a leading cause of disability in the United States and with so many different signs and symptoms, it can…

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Mental Health Consequences Associated with Workplace Sexual Harassment

Recently there was an overwhelming #Metoo hash tag phenomenon that spread like wildfire on social media. This campaign represented victims of…

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World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more…

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Suicide in Adolescents

Suicidal ideations are thoughts involving killing oneself and often are directly related to mental health illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar…

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The Abercrombie and Fitch Controversy: Developments and Reactions

Abercrombie and Fitch (A&F) and its subsidiaries, Abercrombie Kids, Hollister and Gilly Hicks are both popular brands among teens and young…

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