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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending September 10, 2021

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Young adult cannabis consumers nearly twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack, research shows Whether you smoke it, vape it or eat it as an edible, cannabis may be significantly increasing your risk of a heart attack. Adults under 45 years old who consumed cannabis within the last 30 days, suffered from nearly double the number of heart attac...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending September 3, 2021

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Is it Legal to Buy and Sell CBD Cannabis? CBD consumption has increased in recent years due to numerous published studies and media coverage of its health benefits. However, although there has been a great increase in CBD consumption, some countries still have a legal vacuum. That is, it still does not have a specific legislative regulation. 'We're...
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How to Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure

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Peer pressure is a common issue in childhood, and it starts earlier than many parents realize. Though there are both positive and negative types of peer pressure, it's important children learn strategies to help them navigate uncomfortable or unfamiliar situations. Here are five ways to help your child handle peer pressure. 1. Focus on developing t...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending August 27, 2021

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College Freshmen Drank Less as Pandemic Began Here's an unexpected silver lining to the pandemic: New research shows there was a decline in overall drinking and binge drinking among U.S. college freshmen during the early months of the new coronavirus' spread across America. Medically, legally, and morally, emergency departments cannot ignore addict...
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Why You Should Help Your Child Develop Interpersonal Skill

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As soon as children begin interacting with others, they learn about communication, listening, and decision-making. As a parent or guardian, it's important to guide your children through these skills to support healthy development. Here are some reasons why you should help your child develop interpersonal skills. Healthy relationships As children ma...
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CMS Highlights Social Emotional Learning Over the Summer

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By Crystal Mutilitis, Clinician During the 2020-2021 school year, Carteret Middle School students' social interactions were at an all-time low. Whether they were participating in the full-time virtual learning or hybrid model, students had limited access to engage with their peers in person. Most interactions took place on screen or through Zoom ch...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending August 20, 2021

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Changes in drinking days among United States adults during the COVID-19 pandemic The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an international emergency that has dramatically changed daily life. This global pandemic is expected to have lasting effects on individual well-being including increased prevalence of psychological distress [1-3]. The pandemic ha...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending August 13, 2021

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Seniors Rarely Discuss Their Drinking With Their Doctors Plenty of seniors may struggle with problem drinking, but a new study shows that less than half of them discuss their alcohol use with their health care providers. The Importance of Restricting Youth Access to Marijuana in the Age of Legalization: Lessons Learned From Tobacco Control Efforts ...
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Some Back to School Tips for Parents

I am sure that as a parent you know that preparation is key when it comes to helping kids prepare to return to school. I thought I'd share with you what other parents have shared with me. And this especially true nowadays. After all, it has been months since your children have experienced what we all refer to as "normalcy". It seems that our kids w...
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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending August 6, 2021

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Words matter: language can reduce mental health and addiction stigma, NIH leaders say In a perspective published in Neuropsychopharmacology, leaders from the National Institutes of Health address how using appropriate language to describe mental illness and addiction can help to reduce stigma and improve how people with these conditions are treated...
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