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Adolescents in Middle School: Part 1

Originally Posted March 10, 2010 and has been updated By: Philippe Rey, Psy.D. As adolescents go through the physical changes of puberty, they also must deal with a variety of psychological changes. As a parent of an adolescent entering middle school it’s a good idea to get acquainted with a list of typical behaviors exhibited […]

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Early Intervention with Middle School Ages lowers Adulthood Drug Use

Source: NIH.gov “Youth Interventions Lower Prescription Drug Abuse” published online March 4, 2013. A new study found that middle school students in small towns and rural areas who received brief interventions had lower rates of prescription drug abuse into late adolescence and young adulthood. Prescription drug abuse is taking a medication without a prescription, or […]

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