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Saturday

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February 2011

Becoming a Young Parent in Arkansas โ€“ Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, parenting, parents, pregnancy, teen, teenage, young

As young people are getting more liberal, engaging in sex relationships during high school, it is no wonder that number of teenage parents is increasing. About 80 percent of those who will become young parents, did not plan this, and are totally unprepared. Arkansas finds itself in to 5 of teen pregnancies, as more that 60 out of 1000 teen girls give birth every year. Abortion rate is low and…

Friday

11

February 2011

A Whole Lot of Teenage Problems in Arizona

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, drug, pregnancy, problems, substance, suicide, teen, teenage, teens

Teen age is the most puzzling age in our lifetime. Everything is changing so fast, that a young mind can get very confused and frightened by all the problem suddenly happened in life. First, the body will grow, skin will change and sometimes one can think he became someone else. New emotions will be found and first sympathies. Change of school and new adaptations… These are all problems that…

Thursday

10

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Programs in New York

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, center, drug, new, new york, rehab, substance, teen, teenage, york

Today, drugs are very accessible, and many people get a chance to try it. Unfortunately, a lot of those who take that chance, do not just try it, but continue using it and very soon they find themselves depended of it. When abusers realize the problem, and want to stop, they often try to quit on their own. Without proper medical help and professional assistance, the result usually doesn’…

Wednesday

09

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Rehabilitation in Arizona

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, center, drug, drugs, rehab, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers

Drug abuse rehabilitation is process of medical and psychotherapeutic treatment for dependency on street or prescription drugs. It has a purpose to enable the patient to cease substance abuse, and return to normal life. It is addressed to detoxification and physical addiction, but also to a much bigger, psychological dependency.   At drug abuse rehabilitation, patients learn new methods of interacting in a drug-free environment, very often using a twelve-step…

Tuesday

08

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Centers in Arkansas

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arkansas, center, drug, rehab, substance, teen, tens

Ever since 1977, Arkansas has maintained an alcohol and drug abuse prevention program. This program administers prevention, treatment, and substance abuse education programs throughout the state. This is not a short time, during which there have been numerous attempts to combat the problem. Despite this long-term awareness of problem, and battles against it, drug abuse problem remains, and getting even bigger on every day bases. Arrests continue to climb, and…

Monday

07

February 2011

Alabama Hotline for Teen Drug Abuse

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alabama, drug, hotline, substance, teen, teens

Drug abuse hotline is a telephone helpline which offers help to those that call. Many of these services now offer more than telephone support - offering access to information, advice via telephone, email, web or SMS. Help is usually offered by volunteers, but sometimes there are paid professionals on the other line. In any case, they all must be trained for drug abuse solutions. In most cases, services are available…

Sunday

06

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Counseling in California

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, california, counseling, drug, substance, teen, teens

Drug abuse counselors work with people who are addicted to drugs and other addictive substances. These counselors must assess their clients and then provide appropriate individual or group counseling to help them identify and understand behaviors and problems related to their addictions. They do not provide psychological therapy. They usually work under the supervision of physicians, psychologists and social workers. Drug abuse counselors work in outpatient clinics, halfway houses and…

Saturday

05

February 2011

Where to find drug abuse solutions in Alabama

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alabama, drug, solution, substance, teen, teens

Drug abuse today is a major cause for concern and has a negative effect on society at large. Though students constitute a large segment of drug abusers, adults also succumb to drug abuse. The first step towards combating drug addiction is to make the abuser aware of the damage it causes the body, as well as the mind. Most addicts lack confidence and must be taught to become a master…

Friday

04

February 2011

Prescription drug abuse - Arizona teens get high with legal drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, drugs, legal, substance, teen, teens

Millions of people live longer healthier lives because of prescription drugs. However, not taking medications as directed or using another one's medications can be devastating or even deadly. Prescription drug abuse can be just as dangerous and addictive as taking illegal street drugs. Unfortunately, more and more teenagers from Arizona tend to prescription drug abuse. Prescription drugs are the most commonly abused drugs only second to Marijuana. -…

Thursday

03

February 2011

Juvenile Drug Abuse in Arkansas on the Rise

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arkansas, drug, juvenile, substance, teen

Juvenile drug abuse is growing more common nowadays as increasing numbers of teens gain access to different street drugs. Anytime a new drug hits the streets, its popularity soars, and we find ourselves fighting against it. At the same time, drugs that have been around for years sometimes rise sharply and unexpectedly in popularity. Results of a 2006 survey of public school students throughout Arkansas indicate that approximately 11% of…