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2017

  • February 2017

    1. Mental Health Care is Helpful For Teens With Depression Symptoms, Says Study
    2. Electronic Aggression and Dating: Where Does the Anger Come From?
    3. The Power of Nurture: Early Experiences Improve Brain Development
    4. Changing the Way We Percieve Teens to Tap Into ‘The Power of the Adolescent Brain’
    5. Angela W. Reflects on her Son Donny’s Fruitful Harvest at White River Academy

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  • January 2017

    1. Why Marijuana is Blowing Cigarettes Away
    2. Art Therapy to Ease the Mind
    3. How to Improve Post-Holidays Attitude
    4. What To Do When Medications Are Too Expensive
    5. Sarah W. Discusses her Son’s Three Years of Sobriety

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2016

  • December 2016

    1. New Study Seeks Better Insight Into Adolescent Male Behavior
    2. Avoiding Relapse in College-Bound Teens
    3. Volunteering Contributes to the Healing Process for Those in Recovery During the Holidays
    4. Philanthropic Mindset: Nonprofits Help with Workplace
    5. Holiday Traveling: Use These Cost-Saving Tips to Visit Loved Ones in Treatment
    6. Anne R. Discusses her Son’s Journey From Depression and Substance use

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  • November 2016

    1. Like he was built for the role
    2. Different in Delta
    3. The “magical moment”
    4. Mindfulness in the Classroom Produces Positive Effects on Students
    5. Why Do Sad Movies Make Us Feel Good?
    6. Compulsive Video Gaming Increases Stress and Anxiety

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  • October 2016

    1. Fall Parent Weekend: “Facing Our Giants”
    2. FDA Approves Two New Tests to Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injuries
    3. Parental Mental Illness Can Predict Illness in Children
    4. Serotonin, the ‘Happy’ Neurotransmitter, May Not Make Us So Happy
    5. Scary Stories May Be Good For Children

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  • September 2016

    1. Service around the community
    2. Athletes Who Learn How To Accept Failure Will Succeed More
    3. Sports Injuries Hurt More Than Just The Body
    4. Suicide Prevention Awareness: Learn How To Help Prevent Suicide
    5. Sarah W. Discusses Her Son’s Three Years of Sobriety

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  • August 2016

    1. Quarterly Parent Weekend Featured Lakeside Activities and More
    2. When Childhood Adversity Leads to Mental Illness
    3. Is Stress Contagious: The Impact of Work-Related Stress
    4. New Study Suggests That Texting Alters Daily Brainwave Rhythm
    5. Anne R. Discusses her Son’s Journey From Depression and Substance use

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  • July 2016

    1. The Potentially Fatal Trend of Abusing Imodium
    2. Poverty Physically Linked to Depression
    3. Some Psychiatrists Worry About New, Chewable ADHD Drug
    4. Bringing Awareness to Juvenile Arthritis
    5. Understanding Genetics, Mental Health and That ‘It Didn’t Start With You’

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  • June 2016

    1. Marijuana Abuse Diminishes the Pleasure Centers of the Brain
    2. Withstanding the Weight of Autism on Fathers
    3. Parent’s Response to Failure Dictates a Child’s Self-Perception
    4. The Brain, Alcohol and Shrinkage
    5. Book review: Learn About ‘Raising Men’ With Parenting Tips From Former Navy SEALs

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  • May 2016

    1. Understanding and Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness
    2. Mental and Physical Training For Depression Treatment
    3. Cannabis Use Disorder Is On The Rise And Few Are Receiving Treatment
    4. Mental Illness And Substance Abuse In The Child Welfare System
    5. May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

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  • April 2016

    1. Marijuana-Impaired Drivers Fly Under the Radar
    2. Attention Bias Modification Treatment in Depressed Adolescents
    3. Assessing Society’s Archetypal Persona of the Social Alcohol Abuser
    4. The Effects Of Addicted Parents On Their Children

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  • March 2016

    1. Antidepressants Double Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents
    2. Bipolar Disorder Often Misdiagnosed as Depression or Anxiety, Study Suggests
    3. What’s Done in the Dark: Study Says Bedtime Texting is Slowing Teens Down
    4. New, Orally-Disintegrating Pill Offers New Avenue for ADHD Treatment

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  • February 2016

    1. Nature or Nurture: The Role of Epigenetics in Mental Health
    2. Tourette Syndrome: A Disorder Tough on Adolescents
    3. Students with Influence Over Peers Can Reduce Bullying
    4. Staff spotlight
    5. Need Help With a Referral?

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  • January 2016

    1. Video Games change Neural Pathways of Compulsive Adolescent Players
    2. ADHD: Is Preschool too Early to Diagnose?
    3. Beyond the College Checklist: Volunteerism from the Heart
    4. Staff spotlight
    5. Need Help With a Referral?

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2015

  • November 2015

    1. Learning By Giving: 5 ways Volunteering As A Teen Can Bring Success
    2. Grassroots Programs, Communities Come Together To Fight For Mental Health
    3. Philanthropic Mindset: Nonprofits Help With Workplace Image
    4. Online University Helps Philanthropic Groups And Their Leaders
    5. Philanthropy and Millennials: Get On Board Or Get Left Behind
    6. ‘A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity’ Encourages New Wave Of Rising Altruism

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  • October 2015

    1. Smart teens practice healthy risk-taking
    2. Risky business: Calculate risks to reap rewards
    3. Beyond the mask: Signs that reveal mental illness in teens
    4. Costume company slammed over offensive blood-spattered Halloween outfit inspired by mentally-ill psych ward patients
    5. Risky Behavior in teens can be explained in part by how their brains change
    6. The ‘anxious’ side of fear

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  • September 2015

    1. Singled out: The emotional toll of childhood obesity
    2. Suicidal ideation in youth
    3. 4 keys to healthy weight loss and outlook
    4. Parents’ Denial Fuels Childhood Obesity Epidemic
    5. From the Schoolyard to Your Yard
    6. How to Recognize Mental Illness in Youth

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  • August 2015

    1. Why bullying should not be taken lightly
    2. How to prevent concussions in active kids
    3. 6 therapeutic tools ease back-to-school jitters
    4. Dealing With Bullying
    5. Book Spotlight “The Survival Guide to Bullying”
    6. Need Help With a Referral?

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  • July 2015

    1. Dramatic personality changes in teenagers
    2. Boys, bears, bugs and battling depression
    3. Marijuana Study Counters ‘Gateway’ Theory
    4. Living with an addicted parent
    5. New data finds synthetic marijuana, K2, impacts teen heart function
    6. Need Help With a Referral?

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  • June 2015

    1. National Safety Month Reminds
    2. Improving Coping Skills Can Help Teens Avoid Drug Abuse
    3. Teens Start Misusing ADHD Drugs and Other Stimulants
    4. Understanding Alexithymia
    5. Meet Our Staff: Jennifer Nielson
    6. Book Spotlight: Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass
    7. Need Help With a Referral?

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  • May 2015

    1. Mentally Stepping Back from Problems Helps
    2. Socially Anxious Youth in Treatment can Enhance Recovery
    3. Brain Stimulation Therapies
    4. Meet Our Staff: Kris Cary
    5. Book Spotlight: The Mindful Teen

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  • April 2015

    1. Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Best Practices
    2. Alternative Forms of Care can Prevent Burnout
    3. C.E. Webinar
    4. Meet Our Staff: Robin Reber
    5. Book Spotlight: A Teen’s Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G.
    6. Adolescent Drinking Affects Adult Behavior
    7. Identifying Teens at Risk for Hashish Use

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  • March 2015

    1. April CE Webinar
    2. CBT Shows Promise as Adolescent Treatment
    3. How to Handle Drug Abuse at a Boarding Academy
    4. Meet Our Staff: Justin Nielson
    5. When Drug Addiction Becomes More Important than Your Relationship
    6. Social Media, Substance Abuse and Dating Violence Dot Rocky Terrain of Teen
    7. March Book Spotlight

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  • February 2015

    1. March CE Webinar
    2. How to Handle Separation Anxiety at Boarding Schools
    3. Brain Mapping is Improving Depression
    4. Meet Our Staff: Dr. Dan Sanderson
    5. The Importance of Liking Yourself
    6. Teens Likely to Combine Multiple Forms of Tobacco
    7. February Book Spotlight

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  • January 2015

    1. January CE Webinar
    2. Teen Archetypes May Lead to Substance Abuse
    3. Mental Illness and Crime
    4. Meet Our Staff: Jonathan Barney
    5. Parents and Alcohol Warnings
    6. “Like the Cool Kids”
    7. January Book Spotlight

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2014

  • December Newsletter

    1. December CE Webinar
    2. Adolescent Male Behavior
    3. Rebuilding Trust With Teens
    4. Meet Our Staff: Steve Brown
    5. Teens and Sleep Medications
    6. Mapping The Future of Adolescent Substance Abuse
    7. December Book Spotlight

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  • November Newsletter

    1. Homeless Youth Awareness
    2. Teen Binge Drinking
    3. When Teens Talk Less
    4. How to Help a Child Struggling
    5. With A Parent’s Addiction
    6. November Book Spotlight
    7. Meet Our Staff: Kris

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  • October Newsletter

    1. Sexting and Teen Behavior
    2. E-Cigs: New Gateway Drug?
    3. Mental Health Awareness
    4. Book Spotlight
    5. Meet Our Staff: Robin
    6. Head Injuries and Risky Behavior
    7. New Child Abuse Study

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  • September Newsletter

    1. Upcoming Webinar
    2. E-Cigs: New Gateway Drug?
    3. Teenage Self-Harm
    4. Book Spotlight
    5. Meet Our Staff
    6. Mental Health and Teens
    7. Know About Selfies

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  • August 2014

    1. Webinar
    2. Teenage Depression
    3. Book Spotlight
    4. Meet Our Staff
    5. Internet Addiction
    6. Teen Insomnia Linked With Depression and Anxiety
    7. Association Between Childhood ADHD and Obesity

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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...