Articles containing: addiction

Journeys On Our Own

April 25, 2014

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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

March 31, 2014

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

“Molly” Is Not Your Friend

September 23, 2013

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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.