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      August 2015

      Shiny packages poisoning teens: The dangers of synthetic marijuana

      In today’s culture, marijuana use by teens is pretty widespread and well known to mainstream culture. It’s a dangerous drug because of the effect it can have on teen brains. However, nowadays, there’s a profoundly dangerous drug camouflaging as marijuana’s cousin: synthetic marijuana. This new drug in town goes by the name of “Spice”, K2,…

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      A constant battle: oppositional defiant disorder in teens

      In every school, there are a few notoriously “bad” kids. These young people are defiant to authority figures like teachers and administrators, and act out at home, too. But some of these kids can’t help their insubordination. Oppositional defiant disorder in teens is a pattern of irritability and defiant, insubordinate behavior that lasts at least six…

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      Having Fun While Healing: 5 Therapeutic Activities for Teens

      Therapy doesn’t always have to involve a therapist and an individual sitting in a room together discussing the person’s personal issues. Sometimes it involve, fun, therapeutic activities! Therapeutic activities for teens can help teens come out of their shell and learn from their experiences. Therapeutic activities for teens Teens crave social interactions, large amounts of…

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