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Teenage Substance Abuse: Part 2

Parents and educators should not minimize the importance of offering young teens information about the impact of substances on the developing brain and about how to make informed decisions.

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February 13, 2024

Under the best circumstances, school avoidance is a thorny and frustrating problem for parents and caregivers.

February 6, 2024

Eating Disorders Awareness Week will occur in the US from February 19-25, 2024. This month we’re shining a light on one specific eating disorder, Bulimia Nervosa.

January 9, 2024

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with committing to a New Year’s resolution, particularly if it involves changing our daily routine.

December 21, 2023

No matter when you make a list and consider attending a specific university or college, the process can be both exhilarating and daunting.

December 6, 2023

What defines self-care, and what is explicitly teacher self-care? We have all seen enough lists of seemingly simple strategies for self-care to last a lifetime.

November 7, 2023

It is easy to become overwhelmed and to struggle with helpless/hopeless feelings when confronted with a problem as complex as school-based violence.

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