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Tips for Staging an Intervention

Helping a loved one overcome an addiction is never easy. It often requires planning and a bit of strategy, as well as support from loved ones or friends. Staging an intervention involves facing the person head-on about their addiction and convincing them that they need professional help at an addiction treatment center. If handled properly,…

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Students and Drug Abuse

Addiction among high school and college students is higher than any other age group. Students take drugs for many reasons. One of the main reasons is that they are subjected to constant peer pressure. Also, adolescents and young adults go through a phase of experimentation. Plus, the brain’s frontal lobe is still in the development…