Getting Teenagers Help for Addiction

Man Praying Over Teenager - Addiction Hope Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Being a teenager is not easy. Some would even argue that it can be the most tumultuous years of a person’s life. In junior high and high school, most kids are trying to figure out who they are. They’re at a place where they’re starting to form [...]
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Will the Rise in Mobile Sports Betting Legalization Lead to an Increase in Gambling Addiction?

Man watching porn Contributor: Staff at Keystone Treatment Center For every buzzer-beater, walk-off home run, game-winning touchdown pass, or playoff overtime goal that has caused joy and elation for so many, there’s another side: the agony of a bitter defeat. We’re not just talking about the team that’s celebrating a victory or the one that’s hanging their heads for [...]
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Alcohol Use During Pandemic More Common Among LGBTQ+ Community

Contributor: Staff at Sierra Tucson The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected the mental health of people across all populations. This is especially true for LGBTQ+ individuals who tend to face challenges such as social stigma, trouble coming out and housing insecurity related to one’s gender identity. Research conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic began found [...]
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Why Risk of Addiction Is Higher in the LGBTQ+ Community

Contributor: Staff at Starlite Recovery Center There is little doubt that people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning face discrimination, social stigma, and many other challenges that those who identify as heterosexual don’t encounter. So, it should come as little surprise that sexual minorities are at an increased risk for behavioral health [...]
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