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Teen Anxiety in School

Teen Anxiety in School Many people have woken up in cold sweats, worrying about missing school tests from years or even decades before. School’s unique social and educational pressures are enough to give adults lifelong anxieties. This unfortunate fact is even more true for current students, who have to balance social life, education, and responsibilities…

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Dangers of Vaping and Toking

Dangers of Vaping and Toking In the past few years, vapes have become increasingly ubiquitous as a form of consuming nicotine. Although the practice began with complex rigs, the advent of Juul and similar devices have made vaping sleek and stealthy. With these advancements, however, the dangers of vaping and toking have increased. Whereas smoking…

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Marijuana Legalization in Canada

Marijuana Legalization in Canada On October 17th, 2018, Canada became the second country to legalize recreational marijuana use. The government is still working to measure the immediate impact of marijuana legalization in Canada on the populace. Every three months, the Canadian government tracks marijuana-related behaviours with the voluntary National Cannabis Survey (NCS). For parents of…

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Compromised Immune System

Substance Abuse Disorders and a Compromised Immune System The majority of immunocompromised people suffer from HIV & AIDS. However, there are other causes of the immunocompromised system, including drug and alcohol abuse. Fortunately, specific measures can be taken to prevent being susceptible to coronavirus (COVID-19), which attacks people with a compromised immune system. How Alcohol…

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Student Resources: Can I Continue Education While in Rehab?

Students often find themselves overwhelmed. Parents seeking treatment for troubled teens should consider rehab options that allow their children to continue going to school while getting the help they need. Students or parents wondering “Can I continue education while in rehab?” will find that there are many recovery options available. How Can I Continue Education…

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What are the Top Signs of Internet Addiction?

In our digital world, internet addiction is more pervasive than ever before. Your entertainment and information options are limited only by device battery and WiFi coverage. The temptation to stay online all day ensnares many, including our teens. Learn to recognize the signs of internet addiction disorder to keep your child healthy. What Defines Internet…