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How Are You Coping in the Wake of Uncertainty?
There is no question that we are currently facing difficult times which are blanketed in uncertainty. For those of you that are feeling anxiety or stress, it’s an okay and a perfectly normal reaction to the current state of affairs in our nation.
Ten tips for talking to your kids about substance use
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - 7/13/2017 Tip #1 Inform your teen you have something you'd like to discuss with them. Ask your teen where and when they would like to have this discussion. Tip #2 Approach the conversation with a sense of curiosity and...
What are the signs and symptoms of substance abuse issues in adolescents?
Early intervention is important for youth that are experiencing substance abuse issues. Substance abuse issues can put youth at risk for physical injury, aggression, criminal activity, sexual risk taking, being a victim of crime, suicide or self-injury, and addiction...