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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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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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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…

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Wilderness Therapy Creates Positive Change in Brain

Photo Source: Flickr User – Matthias Ripp In a study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers led by Gregory Bratman from Stanford University found a link between positive thinking and nature. The results? It only takes a 90-minute stroll through some greenery to elicit a change in the way people think. In the study,…

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Wilderness Therapy Creates Positive Change in Brain

Photo Source: Flickr User – Matthias Ripp In a study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers led by Gregory Bratman from Stanford University found a link between positive thinking and nature. The results? It only takes a 90-minute stroll through some greenery to elicit a change in the way people think.…

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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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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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