Intervene now before casual drug use quickly turns into drug abuse, dependence or addiction. If not addressed it can lead to accidents, legal trouble and serious health issues. Do you think that your child is using drugs or alcohol? Try not to over react Even if you believe your teen is just “experimenting” it’s important [...]
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Teen Depression & Suicide Pressured Teens: Teenagers are a vulnerable group. They experience tremendous pressure from all sides: from inside their changing bodies, from their parents, from their schools and from their peers. No one can be perfect in every area and so everyone is doing poorly in something. But teenagers can feel isolated with [...]
Teen Suicide Suicide Statistics Although suicide is relatively rare among children, the rate of suicide attempts and suicide deaths increases tremendously during adolescence. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), surpassed only by accidents and homicide. The risk of suicide increases [...]