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Are smartphones making people mentally lazy?
  Are smartphones making people mentally lazy?

Perhaps part of the reason why texting in social situations seems so disruptive is because no one has come up with a legitimately non-awkward way to get them to stop yet. Finally, however, a new University of Waterloo study has found something that may have some actual influence in mitigating smartphone reduction: finding that excessive […]

The frontline of brain wellness: innovations in cognitive research
  The frontline of brain wellness: innovations in cognitive research
Posted inMental Health

Thanks to recent technological advances, the field of brain wellness has enjoyed a resurgence in recent decades, seeing the implementation of new and effective approaches to the field. Although still in its infancy, there is a growing body of evidence speaking to the efficacy of these techniques. In the spirit of Brain Awareness Week in […]

Understanding the problem of underage drinking
  Understanding the problem of underage drinking

Despite the nationwide law that 21 is the legal drinking age, teenagers often find ways to obtain alcohol for themselves or others if they deem it enough of a priority. This leads to underage drinking, which can create serious consequences for those that take part in it. Adolescents naturally do not have the experience that […]

The facts about self-injury
  The facts about self-injury

  When college students return home for weekend visits or a long break, some parents are greeted with happy and content individuals while other parents may observe their children seeming upset and sad. The latter is not something to be ignored. Unfortunately, many college students who should be looking forward to time off after a […]

The effects of drugs and alcohol on developing adolescent brains
  The effects of drugs and alcohol on developing adolescent brains

A slew of recent studies addressing the effects of drugs and alcohol on developing brains, as well as identifying brain maturation rates and how they affect risk taking behaviors in teens provide many insights into adolescents’ brain health. Apparently, the very thing that may cause risky behaviors in the first place, the timing of the […]

Former basketball star in recovery gives back
  Former basketball star in recovery gives back
Posted inMental Health

      On August 1, 2008, Chris Herron was told by a counselor at his treatment center that he should call his wife and tell her he was never coming home again. He was told it was time to “play dead” and let his family live. His wife Heather asked him to leave after […]

Teen substance abuse and depression risk factors for suicide
  Teen substance abuse and depression risk factors for suicide
Posted inTeen Depression

  While it is common for adolescents to experience occasional periods of depression while passing through the volatile teen years, any signs of serious depression must be addressed. The National Alliance on Mental Illness has reported that 20 percent of teens will experience depression at some point. To distinguish between normal teenage angst and a […]

How adding “spice” to vaporizers is dangerous for teens
  How adding “spice” to vaporizers is dangerous for teens
Posted inSubstance Abuse

As if there weren’t already enough dangers for parents of teens to worry about, that long list now includes the latest trend in the “vaping” scene – inhaling the dangerous drug K2, also known as spice. Vaping is the term used for the use of personal, battery powered vaporizers; these are also known as e-cigarettes, […]

Heroin hits affluent communities hard
  Heroin hits affluent communities hard
Posted inSubstance Abuse

When parents select a nice home in a desirable neighborhood, they gain a sense of security for their family. “Surely, we will be somewhat sheltered from harmful elements of society,” they think. “Great neighborhood, great schools, low crime rate.” Imagine the collective shock when the scourge of heroin somehow enters their safe sanctuary in suburbia. […]

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