Tag : substance abuse

Hope Academy For Teen Addiction

Children  27 April '17

Teen Addiction: How This Indianapolis Special School Helps Teenagers Recover From Substance Abuse

Hope Academy is a special tuition-free recovery school for teenagers overcoming substance abuse problems.

Alec Baldwin Regrets Calling Daughter Ireland A Pig

Dads  6 April '17

Alec Baldwin Regrets Calling His Daughter A Pig, Admits She's Hurt 'Permanently'

Ireland Baldwin was barely in her teens when her parents, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, divorced. It was an unpleasant time for everyone in the family.

Snowstorm By G.H. Mumm Launch Party

School Age  19 November '16

Drug And Alcohol Abuse Awareness: When Should Parents Start Educating The Children?

The children of parents with alcohol problems are at much greater risk for underage drinking and developing a substance use disorder.

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Speaks At The Cannabis Business Summit And Expo

Health/Nutrition  30 June '16

California To Legalize Recreational Marijuana If Positive Vote Wins

In California, using marijuana for medication is legal. Now, the state would vote on November whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Cannabis Supporters Hope For Legalization

Behavior  23 June '16

An Expert on Addiction Weighs in on the Warning Signs of Addiction Among Teenagers

There are definite signs of addiction. They are fairly easy to spot among teenagers, so parents should be vigilant.

Paracetamol Reportedly Not Effective Drug For Back Pain

Medicine  1 June '16

Health News And Update: How Opioid Intake May Prolong Chronic Pain For Several Months

A new study opened the possibility of opioids producing an opposite effect than what it is intended to do—it prolongs pain than combatting it.

Teen addiciton

Family Life  3 March '16

Cocaine and Nicotine Create Stronger Connection to Dopamine in Teen's Brains Making Them More at Risk to Substance Abuse, Study Reveals

A recently published study revealed that in an adolescent's brain, cocaine decreases eIF2α activity which regulated protein production and creates a stronger connection between dopamine-rich neurons.

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