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Tuesday

23

March 2010

Teenage Eating Disorders, Too Common In the US

by At-Risk.org Staff, on anorexia, anorexia nervosa, at risk, at risk blog, at risk youth, at risk youth blog, bulimia, bulimia nervosa, eating disorder, eating disorders, lose weight, teen weight, teenage eating, Teenage Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are very common in the United States, too common according to the statistics. Now we have a major problem with teenage eating disorders. On average 1 out of 50 teenagers has an eating disorder. To get things clear, eating disorder is not someone trying to lose weight by trying to eat less than usual; eating disorders are very extreme eating behaviors. A simple example of mental side of…

Saturday

20

March 2010

Teen Substance Abuse

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abused by teenagers today, alcohol and drugs, at risk, at risk blog, at risk youth, drug abuse, low self esteem, substance abuse, teen drug abuse, Teen Substance Abuse

It is common for any teenager to experiment during his or hers adolescence, so teens will try alcohol, cigarette and some of them even drugs. But how many of those teenagers can stop? Some of those teenagers will experiment and then they will move on, some will continue to use any of those substances occasionally and unfortunately some of them will move onto harder substance abuse. It is a fact…