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February 2016

Healthy Body, Unhealthy Mind : Improving Teen Mental Health

“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support. No one would feel embarrassed about seeking help for a child if they broke their arm — and we really should be equally ready to support a child coping with emotional difficulties” (). These words aren’t…

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Smoking Dabs: “Earwax” is the New Grass

Marijuana. Weed. Hash. Regardless of what it is called, the mental associations created are the same: the telltale smell, its color and shape. What the mental images don’t produce are odorless drops, the color and shape of earwax, made of butane hash oil (BHO) – otherwise known as “dabs”. Thanks to their 80% THC content…

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Virtually Addicted: Internet Addiction In Teens

While it is easy to discount internet addiction as a minor issue compared to, for example, drug addiction, that would be a mistake – there are many ways to be addicted, and internet addiction is quickly becoming one of the major players. As a matter of fact, some 16% of young adults exhibit symptoms of…

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Virtually Addicted: Internet Addiction In Teens

While it is easy to discount internet addiction as a minor issue compared to, for example, drug addiction, that would be a mistake – there are many ways to be addicted, and internet addiction is quickly becoming one of the major players. As a matter of fact, some 16% of young adults exhibit symptoms of…

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Smoking Dabs: “Earwax” is the New Grass

Marijuana. Weed. Hash. Regardless of what it is called, the mental associations created are the same: the telltale smell, its color and shape. What the mental images don’t produce are odorless drops, the color and shape of earwax, made of butane hash oil (BHO) – otherwise known as “dabs”. Thanks to their 80% THC content –…

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Healthy Body, Unhealthy Mind : Improving Teen Mental Health

“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support. No one would feel embarrassed about seeking help for a child if they broke their arm — and we really should be equally ready to support a child coping with emotional difficulties” (). These words aren’t…

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Dealing With Teen Temptations Before They Become Problems

Teens are overwhelmed daily by external pressure. The media portrays the ideal image of perfection; their friends tell them how to act; their teachers stress the importance of good grades. Everyone around them wants them to act, dress and look a certain way. There are many temptations each and every day, some positive, some negative…

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Dealing with Teenage Rebellion and Defiance

It’s normal for teens to push back at their parents, it means they’re growing and learning boundaries and consequences. Although, sometimes this behavior escalates to a point where it gets out of hand and turns into a full blown teenage rebellion. This is when the door slamming, the sneaking out, the mini-bottles you found under their…

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Dealing with Teenage Rebellion and Defiance

It’s normal for teens to push back at their parents, it means they’re growing and learning boundaries and consequences. Although, sometimes this behavior escalates to a point where it gets out of hand and turns into a full blown teenage rebellion. This is when the door slamming, the sneaking out, the mini-bottles you found under…

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Slaying the Beast: Tips for Coping with Exam Stress

For any student in school, mentioning the word exam conjures up uncomfortable, anxious feelings. Exams are the bane to any student’s existence. They have the power to make anyone feel unsure and frazzled. Exam stress is real, all students deal with it, but for some it can become overwhelming. Some think partying, self-medication, and neglect…

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