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Study shows treating substance abuse first lowers violent behavior

October 30, 2014   0 Comments

A recent study has been instrumental in demonstrating that treating substance abuse initially will prove successful in reducing patient violence. Those with disorders seem to have stronger recoveries when they are treated for their addictions first. This is because drug abuse appears to be the main motivating factor in violence. The link between violence, mental
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How to help your adolescent son overcome homesickness

October 28, 2014   0 Comments

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When you decide to send your son to White River Academy, we realize the adjustment may be difficult for your son at first. After all, he has likely been used to similar family surroundings for much of his life. Now, he will be in a new environment with many changes and this may be overwhelming
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Young male with bipolar disorder mistakes his symptoms for Ebola

October 27, 2014   0 Comments

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Joshua Marshall, 18, was recently charged with causing public panic related to the Ebola scare on a flight traveling from Florida to Vienna. However, he has since been released on bond following the incident. This is because Marshall has been suffering from symptoms of bipolar disorder and therefore, he did not have the Ebola virus
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Sexting: How it affects sexual behavior among teens

October 9, 2014   0 Comments

As technology changes and expands, how we relate to each other changes too. One of the biggest examples of this is the rising trend of sexting among teens. Recent studies have looked into the role of sexting on a teen’s sexual activity, risky sexual behavior, substance abuse patterns and even their mental health. Most studies
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Boarding School – Myths vs. Facts

October 9, 2014   0 Comments

Sending your child to a boarding school will be a significant life changing event that shapes their future. Parents will naturally want to research the details of what this opportunity entails and if it is indeed the right choice for their family. However, some may have their doubts about the effectiveness of such institutions and
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We would like to thank all the wonderful staff at WRA for the great parent weekend. We enjoyed it and felt that we learned valuable insights on Positive Peer Culture and the values we must have and the importance of family commitment to each other...