Posts Tagged ‘Risky Behavior’

  • A+ED Alcohol Plus Energy Drink Risks | Teen Alcohol Abuse Help

    Alcohol Plus An Energy Drink Does Not Equal A Sober-Up Cocktail

    Jun 20, 14 • 2360 Views • Alcohol Abuse, FeaturedComments Off on Alcohol Plus An Energy Drink Does Not Equal A Sober-Up Cocktail

    Youth are sent to school to learn the three R’s – reading, writing and arithmetic; among a few other things. An Australian study recently reported on a new equation popular among young people there (and here)...

  • What Are The Risks Of Teen Steroid Use | Steroid Abuse Facts

    What Are The Risks Of Teen Steroid Use?

    Jun 18, 14 • 3443 Views • Steroid Drug UseComments Off on What Are The Risks Of Teen Steroid Use?

    Steroid use has been in the news thanks to professional athletes succumbing to the temptation to improve their performance. When young people see their role models using steroids and succeeding in sports, the message they get is very clear: not only are...

  • Do Coached Sports Lower Drinking, Smoking Risk For Early Teens

    Do Coached Sports Lower Drinking, Smoking Risk For Early Teens?

    Jun 16, 14 • 2469 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Do Coached Sports Lower Drinking, Smoking Risk For Early Teens?

    Middle school is an awkward stage of life. It’s a time when kids are changing a lot physically and emotionally and the transition can be bumpy. But a new study shows that taking part in a well-organized team sport can make part of that transitional phase a...

  • How Much Are Teens Drinking| Teen Alcohol Abuse Treatment

    How Much Are Teens Really Drinking?

    Jun 13, 14 • 2868 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Much Are Teens Really Drinking?

    Teens will always have the urge to experiment, and with that urge there will always be some bad choices and risky behaviors. Teenage alcohol abuse statistics tell us that by senior year in high school, nearly three-quarters of teens have at least tried...

  • Risks Of Using DMT | Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    The Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    Jun 11, 14 • 4030 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on The Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    According to teen drug facts and statistics, an old hallucinogenic drug is becoming more popular among teens. DMT, which stands for dimethyltryptamine, is a natural compound found in plants. It is a hallucinogenic substance, which means that when consumed,...

  • Graduation, Drinking And Tragedy - A Common Cocktail

    Graduation, Drinking And Tragedy: A Common Cocktail

    Jun 9, 14 • 2418 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Graduation, Drinking And Tragedy: A Common Cocktail

    When Aria and her brother Davin were growing up, their parents were famous for throwing parties. They were a family of gourmands and loved to host brunches, dinner parties and cocktail toasts. The best champagne flowed even at the most casual occasions, and...

  • Prescription Drugs Stolen At Open Houses | Prescription Drug Treatment

    Prescription Drugs Stolen At Open Houses

    Jun 3, 14 • 2551 Views • Prescription Drug AddictionComments Off on Prescription Drugs Stolen At Open Houses

    Prescription drug addiction has become a public health crisis. More people abuse prescription medications today than ever before, and overdose deaths from prescription drugs are also on the rise. It’s now been reported that addicts are raiding medicine...

  • Can Energy Drinks Lead To Greater Risk For Illicit Stimulant Use

    Can Energy Drinks Lead To Greater Risk For Illicit Stimulant Use?

    May 30, 14 • 2601 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on Can Energy Drinks Lead To Greater Risk For Illicit Stimulant Use?

    Because university students are expected to manage work, school and personal time, all college kids eventually bump up against the late-night study challenge, meaning pulling late night or all night study sessions. A few years ago a thermos of hot coffee...

  • What Role Do Impulsivity And Sensation Seeking Play In Drinking Game Participation

    What Role Do Impulsivity And Sensation Seeking Play In Drinking Game Participation?

    May 22, 14 • 2286 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on What Role Do Impulsivity And Sensation Seeking Play In Drinking Game Participation?

    Drinking games are games that use alcohol consumption as a reward or punishment for performance in a skilled or non-skill-based activity. In the U.S., young adults enrolled in college are known for their heavy participation in these types of games. In a study...

  • Study Shows Teen Casual Sex And Mental Health Connected

    Study Shows Teen Casual Sex And Mental Health Connected

    May 20, 14 • 4022 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Study Shows Teen Casual Sex And Mental Health Connected

    A new study that looked into “hook-up culture” among teens provides support for a connection between casual sex and poor mental health. The findings suggest there is a reciprocal relationship between teen promiscuity and poor mental health, with each...