Fraternity Crisis

Fraternity Crisis Awareness and Prevention

Fraternity hazing, that horrific process of vetting recruits or pledges interested in joining a particular fraternity, was supposed to have been outlawed years ago.  Thirty-eight states have banned these “Hell Week” rituals and the national fraternity organizations had as well.  Supposedly. Fraternity hazing has been around for 200 years, with each year seemingly attempting to […]

Teenage Depression Treatment Options

Teenage Depression Treatment Options

Best Teenage Depression Treatment Options The teen years have always been a turbulent developmental stage of life.  Raging hormones, romantic angst, and social pressures have been perennial drivers of the teenage emotional roller coaster.  That said, a troubling increase in rates of depression within this demographic is demanding we take a closer look at what […]

Borderline Personality Disorder Adolescent Treatment Centers

Borderline Personality Disorder Adolescent Treatment Centers

Borderline Personality Disorder Adolescent Treatment Centers Sometime during early adolescence your child started exhibiting unusual, and disturbing, behaviors.  Extreme moodiness, problems with schoolmates, and angry outbursts may have initially been attributed to the usual turmoil surrounding the onset of puberty and hormonal fluctuations.  But as time went on, it was becoming evident that your young […]

Treatment for Depression in Young Adults

Treatment for Depression in Young Adults

Options and Treatment for Depression in Young Adults The trend in the U.S. for young adults grappling with depression and anxiety is most definitely on the uptick, a disheartening sign of the times.  In fact, a 2009 study based on commonly used psychological surveys, such as the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), shows that 85% […]

Prescription Drug Abuse college students

Increased Prescription Drug Use in Universities

Prescription Drug Abuse College Students Despite the fact that binge drinking and alcohol abuse have retained the top spot when it comes to substance abuse issues on college campuses, the abuse of prescription drugs – most notably opioids, stimulants and sedatives, is a growing problem that most universities are simply not dealing with. According to […]

Kind of Drugs Look Like Candy

Hidden Drugs

Kind of Drugs Look Like Candy When the FDA banned flavored cigarettes in 2009, they did so because these candy-flavored drugs provided a special appeal to children, who could become addicted after trying them. But candy-like flavors such as chocolate, cherry, and strawberry aren’t just a danger in the tobacco industry. In fact, drugs hidden […]