Marijuana is more commonplace than ever before, especially since there are so many places where it is now legal to carry and use for recreational purposes. Despite the fact that it is still not legal for those under the age of 21 to use marijuana, more adolescents are using it than ever before, too. However,…

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With all of the conversations around the legalization of marijuana, one of the things that get overlooked is, although it is legal, it is still only legal for those who are over the age of 21. Too many adolescents assume that if it is legal for adults, then it is okay for them, also. However,…

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Vaping was originally presented as an alternative to smoking. Some even claimed that it was a way to help people stop smoking. You have likely heard and seen the ad campaigns that have opened eyes about manufacturers targeting children and adolescents with their vape products that have flavors of candies and sweets. But all of…

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Smoking has long been portrayed as something “cool.” But that was your parents’ generation, or maybe even your grandparents’ generation. Now vaping is the thing to do. Everyone who is anyone vapes, right?  The problem is that there are big health risks with both habits. Both smoking and vaping involve nicotine, which is very addictive.…

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No one ever wakes up and says “Hey, just for fun, I think I’ll find some treatment for my mental health and addiction recovery.” Treatment is something most people wait to seek until someone else asks them to or they have hit rock bottom. These don’t have to be the only options, though. When you…

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You try really hard. Honestly, you do your best. But it seems like you always forget a book or forget to do an assignment, or you fail a quiz or test. You try so hard to be kind, but inevitably, you always end up fighting with your annoying little brother. And now, your best friend…

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Social media can be very enticing. It can suck us in and then it can be hours before we even realize what time it is. Some apps are specifically designed to keep us checking around the clock. With others, it is the constant stream of content that keeps us coming back and clicking day and…

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