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  • Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
    on April 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    This fact sheet serves as a guide for individuals seeking behavioral health treatment. It provides three necessary steps to complete prior to utilizing a treatment center and the five signs of a quality treatment center, which include a review of the accreditation, medication, evidence-based practices, position on the role of families, and support […]

  • Tips for Teens: The Truth About Methamphetamine
    on April 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    This factsheet for teens provides facts about methamphetamine. It describes short- and long-term effects and lists signs of methamphetamine use. The factsheet helps to dispel common myths about methamphetamine. Access sources cited in this factsheet. Inventory#: PEP18-03 […]

  • Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts
    on April 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    This fact sheet is a prevention resource written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about how common alcohol use is among youth. This fact sheet can also help you start a conversation about underage drinking and alcohol misuse. Inventory#: SMA18-4299 […]

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  • Nearly 9 in 10 Americans See Gun Violence As Public Health Threat
    by Psych Central on May 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Source: Psych CentralA new national poll recently released by the American Psychiatric Association reveals that a large majority of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans, see gun safety as a major public health issue and believe that Congress should do more to address the issue of mass shootings. […]

  • Teen Night Owls More Prone to Emotional and Behavioral Problems
    by Reuters - Health on May 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Source: Reuters - HealthAdolescents who are naturally inclined to stay up late at night are more likely to suffer from insomnia as well as behavioral and emotional problems than their peers who prefer an earlier bedtime, a recent study suggests. […]

  • What Effect Does ADHD Have on Sexuality?
    by Medical News Today on May 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Source: Medical News TodayAttention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person’s life, including their sexuality and relationships. […]

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