Adolescent Drug Rehabs

Head Trauma and Its Effects

Head trauma is an incredibly enormous public health problem as it is one of the most common forms of bodily injuries that occur today. Traumatic brain injuries can cause little to no permanent damage to disability to death. More than $25 billion is spent each year in the United States on patient care when dealing with head trauma. The majority of head trauma injuries occur in adolescents and young adults. There are over 200 cases… Continue reading

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorders are a spectrum of psychological conditions that are characterized by widespread abnormalities of social interactions and communication along with severely restricted interests and repetitive behavior. A study performed in 2005 revealed that anywhere from 6.0-6.5 people per 1,000 people have Autism Spectrum Disorder. The vast majority of the people in the study had pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS). Autism was 1.3 per 1,000 people and Asperger Syndrome was 0.3 per… Continue reading

Americans and Physical Activity

Beginning around the early 1950’s, there evolved a philosophy based on the health benefits of physical activity. As a result various individuals, organizations and the government began promoting physical fitness programs. However, these programs were based on an athletic approach that emphasized vigorous exercise. And while a certain percentage of the American population embraced these goals, the majority continued their sedentary lifestyles. Then in the 1990’s a new approach emerged that recognized the health benefits… Continue reading

A Guide to Residential Treatment Center

In a Residential treatment center, adolescents are given treatment for the problems they face like mental illness, alcohol addiction, to emotional and physical disorders.

Many states in U.S.A and other parts of the world have different types of residential treatment centers. Different residential treatments include mental health, alcohol and drug. Drug rehabilitation centers help people deal with psychological dependency on drugs such as cocaine, heroin and many prescription pills.

Between 13-18 age group many adolescents… Continue reading

A Teenager’s Personal Experience at a Teen Treatment Center

Larry was a teenager who was in his 10th grade and was known to be quite good at his academics. It was obviously a big shock for people to find out that he was being taken to a teen treatment center for drug addiction treatment.  He was seen begging people for money saying that he had no money on him and he had lost his way in the busy street.  Larry would create… Continue reading

Provides Information Substance Abuse Treatment System Clients Reference

For many people, contact with the criminal justice system is their first opportunity for substance abuse treatment. It provides information on the substance abuse treatment system and its clients on the reference date. N-SSATS provides the mechanism for quantifying the dynamic character and composition of the United States substance abuse treatment delivery system. Many people in treatment for substance abuse have other complex problems, such as co-occurring mental disorders, homelessness, or involvement with the criminal… Continue reading