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Journeys On Our Own

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

Myths About the 12-Step Program: What Science Tells Us About Effective Treatment of Addiction

In recent years, there have been some questions raised about the effectiveness of 12-step mutual-help programs (such as Alcoholics Anonymous) and 12-step professional treatment plans, claiming that these approaches are almost completely ineffective and even harmful in treating substance use disorders.

When Idols Fail: How Do Kids Manage?

When sports stars misbehave—or worse—how do teen athletes react? What should parents do? Advice from the experts.

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“Molly” Is Not Your Friend

All too often there is a new or modified drug that makes headlines not because of its therapeutic benefits, but because of its propensity to kill teens and young adults.