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Teen Addictions Are Increasing During the Pandemic—And How Adults Can Help

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? The effects of the pandemic have been steadily increasing since the start in March 2020. Most schools have resorted to online learning. Students and teachers alike find … Continue reading

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Spotting Signs of Addiction in Students

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Cranky and Blue Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a continuing problem for many teenagers. Over half of the almost 3 million new users of illicit drugs in … Continue reading

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A School Counselor’s Role with Students at Risk for Substance Abuse: An Infographic

By Tim Wayne Every day, nearly 7,800 students experiment with drugs for the first time; 12,500 drink alcohol for the first time. Well over half of all students will experiment with drugs or alcohol before maturing into young adults, which … Continue reading

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