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Some conversations feel like daggers, yet these conversations can lead to honest revelations. The truth is that all families have to come face to face with the reality of drug addiction, even for kids. It is important to understand the danger, especially for those who have a history of addiction in their family. Kids and teenagers need to hear about your family’s addiction problems, and they need to be prepared for the reality of ...

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Teenage Bullying, A Global Issue Pop Quiz: What do American teenagers have in common with the children of Pakistan, Uganda, and Sierra Leonne? Answer: They all live in fear of constant bullying Believe it or not, bullying is a global issue, even in war-torn areas such as the ones listed above. UNICEF conducted a portal U-report that included 100,000 teens from developing 3rd world nations, such as Mozambique, Swaziland...

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What If Physical Diseases Were Treated Like Mental Illnesses? As many as one out of four Americans suffer from at least one type of mental illness. What's more, one in six adults will admit to having a mental disorder this week alone. It's safe to say we have an issue with mental illness in this country; an issue that remains largely ignored.  If millions of Americans suffer from a mental illness, why is so much suffering falling...

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 Not why addiction, but why the pain? – Dr. Gabor Maté   What Dr. Maté—a leader in addiction medicine and world-renowned author and speaker—is saying, is something we’ve long known to be true and yet the field of addiction treatment still lags behind the research: addiction is usually a symptom of underlying trauma, or mental health issues that are the manifestation of trauma. Dr. Mat&eac...

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Nature and Its Mental Health Benefits When it comes to effective mental-health treatment, the natural world probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, when seeking psychiatric care for mild-to-severe mental illness, nature is probably around the 1000th thing that comes to mind (somewhere between joining the Church of Scientology and volunterring with the peace corps.). And why wouldn't it be? After all, we live in a pi...

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The female body image and what a person should or could look like in marketing and advertising in particular is a controversial issue. It is noticeable that the body size of women as portrayed in mass media has been steadily getting smaller. Marketers will often do anything that they can to sell a product and make a profit, and almost anything can be sold if it appeals to our sense of beauty or is considered attractive. Beauty sells,...

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There are many different highly addictive substances within our contemporary society.  Some of those substances are illicit, while others are legal.  One of such legal substances is opiates.  Opiates have a very important purpose within the medical realm.  They are used for the purpose of relieving pain and discomfort caused from injuries, cancer, post-surgery, or other similar conditions.  While it does h...

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Addiction Psychiatrist Talks To Parents About Marijuana  The legalization of marijuana is big business, putting money ahead of people. The rapid, widespread legalization of medical and recreational marijuana is sending Americans the wrong message…that marijuana is not harmful. NIDA’s research shows that as perceived risk goes down, marijuana use goes up. Teen marijuana use is on the rise, as are marijuana-related emer...

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A Cycle Of Abuse With substance abuse, the self-destructive behavior becomes habitual in a way that isn't just psychological, but also physical. Even alcohol can become such a part of a person's bodily health needs, that it requires a slow wean rather than a swift dismissal. Heroin abuse leads to terribly virulent come-downs which involve days of recuperation. Breaking such a cycle requires, first, getting away from th...

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