Friday's Progress Notes - February 6, 1998
Mental Health Information - Vol. 2 Issue 6
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1. Marijuana facts for parents
2. Inhalant abuse
3. Teen substance abuse
4. Commonly abused drugs
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- Eating Disorders, Obesity, and Other Eating-Related Problems
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- Motivational Interviewing as a Counseling Style
- OCD: The Secret Childhood Epidemic
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February 8 - 14 is National Children of Alcoholics (COA) Week. According to the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, over 50% of
today's alcoholics are children of alcoholics. Not only are these children more likely
than their peers to develop alcoholism, they are at a higher risk to use other drugs.
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1. NATONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUB ABUSE
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
Research shows that nearly 50 percent of teenagers try marijuana before they graduate from high school.
2. U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
Every year, young people in this country die of inhalant abuse. Hundreds suffer severe consequences, including permanent brain damage, loss of muscle control, and destruction of the heart, blood, kidney, liver, and bone marrow.
Adolescent Substance Abuse: An Interview with Howard Liddle, EdD
We are pleased to bring you an interview with Dr. Howard A. Liddle, who answers questions about the "state of the science" of adolescent substance abuse research and talks about the practical aspects of assessing and treating adolescent substance abuse.
4. NATONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUB ABUSE
Commonly Abused Drugs
This chart provides a list of commonly abused drugs.
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