Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other News
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Women who suffered from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse early in life is more inclined to bear children with autism.
The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) conducted the study, led by...more
A new study from the University of Georgia shows that middle school students who are into dating are more prone to dropping out and experimenting with alcohol and illegal substances.
According to a study published in Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (JCAP), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, there's a five-fold increase in...more
In a University of Maryland School of Medicine study published in Neuropsychopharmacology journal, habitual use of marijuana can cause permanent brain impairment in adolescents, not in...more
When it comes to mental illness and substance abuse disorders, prevention is key to reducing such conditions, and individuals who have embraced recovery have felt its benefits.
The Affordable Care...more
In a study entitled "Health literacy and substance use in young Swiss men" published in the International Journal of Public Health, findings show that young consumers of cannabis (or marijuana) are...more
A study that appears in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry discovered that youth with moderate to severe anxiety disorders react well to acute treatment with...more
According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.
A new study, "Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar-Sweetened Beverages," takes a comprehensive look at youth (2- to 17-year-olds) consumption of sugary...more
According to a study conducted by Dr. Patricia Conrod of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre, teacher delivered interventions for mental health...more