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10 Signs Of Eating Disorders In Teens

Teen eating disorder

Eating disorders are complex mental health disorders. If an eating disorder is left untreated it can lead to serious complications, that could end up in fatality. Complications can include heart attacks, tachycardia and heart arrhythmia. Anorexia nervosa has the highest fatality rate of any mental health disorder. The most common …

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6 Tips For Managing Teen Mental Health In 2022

Teen Mental Health

The teen years can be rocky at best, however with the current state of the world with covid and the increase in online activities it can be harder than ever to manage teen mental health. There are many factors that influence teen mental health and it is important to note …

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Common Issues Faced By The Youth Today

Group of teens

When the word ‘youth’ appears, it is important to define it. Youth is an age category that comprises of people from 15-24 years of age. The category includes teens and young adults. Issues are everywhere. It pervades every age group whether it is an infant or an old person. But …

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Here’s How Drug Rehabilitation Centers Work

Addiction Treatment Group Therapy

In the society that we live in, a lot of stigmas are attached to rehabs. Some people frown when they hear someone went to or came back from a rehabilitation center. There is a lot of judgment that gets passed. However, it is nothing but our misfortune to be living …

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12 Children’s Books That Discuss Substance Abuse

Preteen reading book

Substance abuse and addiction can be such a difficult topic to discuss with kids, especially when they are facing confusing and hurtful circumstances related to a parent’s or sibling’s addiction. “As an addiction treatment professional, a person in recovery, and a father, I know from personal experience how important it …

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Women and Addiction: All WHYs and HOWs

Female addict smoking marijuana ipe

When it comes to various addictions (drugs, alcohol, tobacco), one usually pictures a male who abuses substances or alcohol. Even if this stereotype is statistically based, it is necessary to look at addictions from a female’s perspective separately. The problem of addiction concerns all genders. However, until recently, research focused …

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Cocaine Addiction & It’s Effects

Cocaine Skull

In the simplest words, cocaine is a party drug. The highly addictive stimulant is used as a fine white powder that can sometimes be diluted with substances that look similar, like flour or cornstarch. The traditional way to consume cocaine is by snorting it. Most everyone’s seen party scenes in …

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