At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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Monday

18

January 2010

Harmful effects of common drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on addiction, alcohol abuse, blood pressure, cancer, depressants, drugs, ecstasy, effects, heart, heartbeat, liver, lung, marijuana, problems, risk, stimulants, stomach, teens, tobacco smoke

Some of the common drugs that teens are involved in are alcohol, marijuana, heroine, cocaine, crack, amphetamines, methamphetamines, ecstasy, PCP, mushrooms, steroid, tobacco, Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide or LSD, Ritalin, and designer drugs. There are other drugs you should look at through this link. All teens and parents should know the facts – these drugs have side effects, even when taken in small quantities. Although different drugs have different effects on…

Sunday

17

January 2010

Health effects of excessive drinking

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alcohol, brain, cancer, damage, effects, excessive, excessive consumption alcohol, excessive drinking, health, health effects, heart, inflammation, lung, stomach

Excessive drinking has short term and long term effects. Alcoholism is a real disease, but it has cures. You should know your limit because excessive drinking is not only harmful to you, but also to other people. So, what health problems are associated with excessive alcohol use? Excessive drinking causes brain damage and other mental health problems over time. These mental problems include alcohol dependence where your body cannot perform…

Saturday

16

January 2010

Health benefits of dieting

by At-Risk.org Staff, on benefits, blood, cholesterol, common disease, diabetes, disease, eating healthy, enjoy life, exercising important, health, health benefits, healthy diet, heart, heart diseases, immune system, overweight obese, right diet, sleep, weight

Having a healthy diet not only gives your body nutrition and energy that is necessary for proper functioning, it has several health benefits. Other benefits are that a healthy diet lets you manage your weight and lets you enjoy your life. A healthy diet includes fruits and vegetables, fiber, whole grains, essential fats, and several minerals. Eating healthy shields you against different diseases. Our bodies are meant to ingest different…