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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

By McCarton Ackerman

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs. MORE  

Survey Reveals Porn Is Part of Everyday Lives for Teenagers

By Desiree Bowie

New research shows that a majority of teens are being exposed to online pornography every day. MORE  

The Truth About Teens and Heroin

By Tony O'Neill

More teenagers are using heroin than ever before, thanks in part to the opiate introduction they’re getting prescribed. Just another way the War on Drugs is missing the mark. MORE  

The OC You Don't See on TV

By Anna David

An unflinching documentary about teenage addiction in upwardly mobile Orange County premieres May 2 at the Newport Beach Film Festival. MORE  

Kids Choke Themselves to Get High

By May Wilkerson

Middle-schoolers who drink, gamble or have sex are more likely to play a hazardous "choking game." MORE  

New Study: 15% of US Teens Abuse Substances

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers say starting before the age of 18 often leads to a lifetime of addiction. MORE  

My Mom’s Addiction

By Taylor Ellsworth

My mother has struggled with various forms of addiction for her whole life. And I’ve struggled to forgive her. MORE  

My First Drink

By Taylor Ellsworth

As a teenager, I was plagued by anxiety and acne—until the night I drank with the cool girls. MORE  

Plastic-Eating Teen's Habit Threatens Her Life

By Fionna Agomuoh

A girl from Sacramento prefers swallowing cocktail swords and TV remotes to actual food. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 17, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Big Pharma will be forced to report its payments to doctors, Why teens are more prone to addiction and mental illness, and Signs that you might be addicted to change. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

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N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

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British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

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Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

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Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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