Teen Support Groups in Pasadena – Teen Drug Support

Teen Support Groups in Pasadena

 Teens can be very vulnerable to the pressures in the world today. Being a teenager can be difficult under any circumstances but with peer pressure and family issues on the rise today and a greater availability to illicit and prescription drugs, the temptations can often be too great…

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In California, Marijuana is All But Legal

In California, marijuana is all but legal.  Medical marijuana dispensaries are prevalent throughout the state.  Our public discourse extols the benefits and relative harmlessness of the drug.  Every California ballot includes a proposition to “Legalize It.” But although marijuana may have medicinal merits, we must be wary of…

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Trauma Can Affect Different People in Different Ways

  Trauma can affect different people in different ways.  For some, it will impact their relationships, professional lives and mental well being for years after the event itself.  We have all heard and read about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which delineates the psychological effects of trauma.  While…

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Nation’s Divorce Rate Continues to Ascend

As the nation’s divorce rate continues to ascend, the dissolution of marriage vows has lost much of its stigma.  For many unhappy couples, the decision to separate is difficult to make, but it is not ridden with the same sense of guilt and shame that it was years…

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Prevalence of Cutting Among Teenagers

While the general public becomes increasingly aware of the prevalence of cutting among teenagers, it remains difficult to assess and treat. According to a recent study, due to a lack of standardized assessment tools and the absence of a clear-cut definition of what self-harm actually is, it is…

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Bath Salts Dangers Underscored

Author: Los Angeles Times L.A. County health officials warn against using the drug, which has been linked to a number of bizarre incidents and arrests nationwide. Los Angeles County health officials warned Tuesday against the use of bath salts — the designer drug involved in a series of…

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