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Self-Injury Awareness Day March 1, 2018

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1 and is a day…

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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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Panic disorders and Their Tie to Valium Addiction

Valium, diazepam, is a long-acting benzodiazepine, that is often used, against recommendation, to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder. Benzodiazepines…

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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
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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Seeking Help for Your Teenager’s Depression

Studies have shown that approximately one in five teenagers suffer from depression at some point in their life. Depression is highly…

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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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Depression and Self-Medicating with Food

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa are closely linked to depression, which is a common…

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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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Recreational Use of Xanax

Xanax, formally know as alprazolam, is a short-acting benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety disorders including panic disorder. It is…

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Patient, Family & Staff Safety is our Priority: COVID-19Update