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Teens Experimental Drug Use

Compassionate Conversations: How Parents Can Talk to Their Teens about Experimental Drug Use

Discovering that your teenage child may be experimenting with drugs can be a deeply concerning and distressing experience for any parent. It is crucial to approach this situation with empathy, understanding, and open communication. In this article, we will explore how parents can navigate conversations with their teens about experimental drug use. By adopting a …

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Military Trauma and PTSD

Military trauma refers to the adverse psychological effects of combat exposure on military personnel. It can result from the stress of deployment, witnessing or being involved in combat-related violence, and loss of friends or comrades. The most common condition associated with military trauma is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) PTSD is …

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