Young adults are susceptible to substance abuse due to external influences; young adults can alter their brain chemistry permanently, kicking off a cycle of substance abuse and addictive behaviors due to the introduction of illicit chemicals to the underdeveloped brain. What may start off as casual drinking can easily turn into addiction if not controlled properly.
With that said, this guide is designed to inform college students about dependencies and addiction on a general level and provide tips on how to avoid getting trapped into unhealthy habits.
The Treatment Options initiative from the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides short, unbiased treatment summaries for common health conditions. Get the facts you need to compare your treatment options, understand the benefits and risks, and prepare for your next medical appointment.
To order free materials, use this form and call 1-800-358-9295, and reference code C-01.
The Living Compass program is based on the belief that each of us could know what we need to do to become more whole if we would only take time to listen to God’s quiet whisper of a voice within us. It is also based on the belief that we cannot be whole by ourselves: this journey towards wellness will require the support and care of others as well.
This toolkit will help faith and community leaders learn and educate others about the health care law. These materials can be used as bulletin inserts, at enrollment events and for other education and outreach efforts.
A new, consumer-friendly website with clear and concise tools to help with the basics of mental health, the signs of mental illness, how to talk about mental health, and how to get help. The website also includes a series of videos featuring celebrities and ordinary Americans whose lives have been touched by mental illness.
Partners on the Path helps professional and family caregivers preserve their health, well-being and capacity to care by providing research-based, user-friendly self-care resources, in online, in-print and person-to-person formats.