Adolescent looking out of the window wondering what it psychological dependence

What Is Psychological Dependence?

Substance abuse involves both physical and psychological components that are interconnected, and psychological dependence is an important and often overlooked part of this condition. Many people associate substance use with physical symptoms, like addiction, changes in weight, hair or tooth loss, and other health concerns. But behavior is a much more complex and invisible result…

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How FAPE Supports Student Mental Health & Wellbeing

If you’re the parent of a child with a disability or one who’s suffering from behavioral health disorders, you might have concerns about whether they’re receiving the help they need in the classroom. Whether they’re about to start school or they’re struggling mid-school year, understanding your child’s right to free appropriate public education (FAPE) can…

top myths about prescription pill abuse

Top Myths About Prescription Pill Abuse

Loading… Facts About Prescription Drug Use It can be easy to believe that prescription drugs are safe because they come from a doctor. However, many individuals who receive a prescription for pain relievers, opioids, stimulants, or sedatives find that they may develop a dependence on the medication. It’s also common for young children or teens…