Teen Substance Abuse
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Teen substance is devastating to millions of families in the U.S. It affects the parents, siblings and close family and friends deeply. It's time to educate parents and teachers in ways to recognize and intervene when teen substance abuse is spotted.
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Shen teen accused of injecting another with heroin - cnweekly

Shen teen accused of injecting another with heroin - cnweekly | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Shen teen accused of injecting another with heroin cnweekly Lewis has been charged with criminal injection of a narcotic drug, a felony, along with endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled...
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The Selling of ADHD: Diagnoses, Prescriptions Soar After 20-Year Marketing ... - Democracy Now

The Selling of ADHD: Diagnoses, Prescriptions Soar After 20-Year Marketing ... - Democracy Now | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
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What Parents with Teens Need to Know

Keep your kids and your home drug free. Educate yourself about drugs. Teach your teen the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse. Talk to your teen. Most impor
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OP-ED: The Adolescent Brain and Substance Abuse: Looking the Elephant In the Eye

OP-ED: The Adolescent Brain and Substance Abuse: Looking the Elephant In the Eye | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Too many kids are starting to use alcohol and drugs, addiction rates are soaring and lives are being destroyed. Now is the pivotal moment to bring these issues front and center.
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Prevalence of drug abuse in schools is staggering - Redlands Daily Facts

Prevalence of drug abuse in schools is staggering - Redlands Daily Facts | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Prevalence of drug abuse in schools is staggering
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I urge the community, the City Council, and Redlands Unified School District board members to take recent substance abuse rates very seriously.
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State reports alcohol, drug use in North Fulton schools - NorthFulton.com

State reports alcohol, drug use in North Fulton schools NorthFulton.com Parents came July 31 to a seminar on substance abuse and suicide in North Fulton's schools hosted by Milton High School, and parents walked out knowing they could never say "it...
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Substance Abuse Research That Makes a Difference | Pathway to ...

Substance Abuse Research That Makes a Difference | Pathway to ... | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
I'm pleased to share my fascinating interview with Dr. Ken Winters, Director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research (CASAR), regarding his recent trial with teens and their parents/caregivers.
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Substance Abuse & Health Problems

Substance Abuse & Health Problems | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Drugs and alcohol are addictive in nature and can cause a number of health issues. With prolonged use, the side effects of drugs and alcohol can cause long-term health consequences and in many cases, become fatal.
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Wes Bentley Opens Up About Heroin Addiction - Huffington Post

Wes Bentley Opens Up About Heroin Addiction - Huffington Post | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Wes Bentley Opens Up About Heroin Addiction Huffington Post The 34-year-old star gained fame when he appeared in "American Beauty" in 1998, and according to THR he began using drugs to "escape expectations." During that time, he reportedly turned...
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New Jersey’s Integrity House Drug-treatment and Mental Health Facilities Offer an Alternative to Prison, Treatment in County Jail and a Range of Services

New Jersey’s Integrity House Drug-treatment and Mental Health Facilities Offer an Alternative to Prison, Treatment in County Jail and a Range of Services | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it

Intended for use in Wikiproject User Rehab (two people going together from darkness to light) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Four hundred women and families per year are served by the Newark and Secaucus, NJ-based Integrity House substance abuse and...


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What Are the Warning Signs for Teen Drug Use? | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

What Are the Warning Signs for Teen Drug Use? | The Partnership at Drugfree.org | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
A nonprofit organization working toward a vision where all teens and young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. (Recovery Is Real: What Are the Warning Signs for Teen Drug Use?
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Program helps teens, parents communicate openly - TCPalm

Program helps teens, parents communicate openly - TCPalm | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Program helps teens, parents communicate openly
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Issues such as drugs, violence, alcohol and being sexually active all play a part in the pressures teens face. Unfortunately ...
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Legislative Wrap Up shows greater attention to mental health, substance abuse ... - Your Houston News

Legislative Wrap Up shows greater attention to mental health, substance abuse ...
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At the same time, many factors had heightened legislators' interest in behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse) issues.
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THE HOLIDAY SEASON MEANS TEENS AND DRINKING One parent's ... - Sky Valley Chronicle

THE HOLIDAY SEASON MEANS TEENS AND DRINKING One parent's ... - Sky Valley Chronicle | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
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Home drug testing adolescents q and a

Home Drug Testing Adolescents has been a questionable parenting technique with much debate recently. As parents, it is our job to keep out kids safe and ensure
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Make A Difference Day - Project Medicine Drop, Oct. 26 - TheAlternativePress.com

Make A Difference Day - Project Medicine Drop, Oct. 26 - TheAlternativePress.com | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
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Make A Difference Day - Project Medicine Drop, Oct. 26
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Two in five teenagers mistakenly believe prescription drugs are “much safer” than illegal drugs. –US Drug Enforcement Admin.
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Families Affected by Substance Abuse Invited to Teen Intervene - Patch.com

Families Affected by Substance Abuse Invited to Teen Intervene
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CARE of Southeastern Michigan is holding an educational program for teens who have dealt with mild to moderate substance abuse.
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'Disturbing' Teen Drug Charges Highlight Broader Problem - Patch.com

'Disturbing' Teen Drug Charges Highlight Broader Problem - Patch.com | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
'Disturbing' Teen Drug Charges Highlight Broader Problem
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Driving this trend, the report says, is prescription painkillers, often more accessible to young suburban teenagers than illegal drugs, but just as dangerous and addictive.
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County suicide, prescription drug death rates up - Del Mar Times

County suicide, prescription drug death rates up - Del Mar Times | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
County suicide, prescription drug death rates up
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Excluding alcohol, methamphetamine is still the number one cause of drug-related deaths for the population as a whole.
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Back-to-School: Take a stand against prescription drug abuse - Village News Online

Back-to-School: Take a stand against prescription drug abuse
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In fact, prescription drug abuse contributes to more than 20,000 deaths each year in the United States.
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How the 'alpha' cyber parent keeps children drug-and-alcohol-free ...

How the 'alpha' cyber parent keeps children drug-and-alcohol-free ... | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
If you discover your child using drugs or alcohol, or have strong suspicions, do not panic. It is an opportunity to learn something about your child, get support, and deepen bonds. For parents or teens who have more questions, ...
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3 Reasons Not To Allow Teen Marijuana Use - newjerseynewsroom.com

3 Reasons Not To Allow Teen Marijuana Use
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Recent studies show teen marijuana use may cause Schizophrenia, Fort Lee Patch says. The physical repercussions of the substance go beyond bad decision-making.
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Local Voices: Karen Pershing: Address violence behind drug abuse - Knoxville News Sentinel

Local Voices: Karen Pershing: Address violence behind drug abuse - Knoxville News Sentinel | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Local Voices: Karen Pershing: Address violence behind drug abuse
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When continuing to dig a little deeper into this issue, the term “trauma” continues to appear in the research on women who abuse drugs.
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Youth Drug Prevention Video Now Available on Xfinity On Demand in ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Youth Drug Prevention Video Now Available on Xfinity On Demand in ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Youth Drug Prevention Video Now Available on Xfinity On Demand in ...
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One hundred and sixty high school students from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. met with top U.S.
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Spiked drinks place teens at risk - Independent Online

Spiked drinks place teens at risk - Independent Online | Teen Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
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Spiked drinks place teens at risk
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There is disagreement over who is responsible for preventing the underage drinking and recreational drug use that goes on at night spots.
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