Teens

In recent years, young adults have sought treatment for addiction in increasing numbers
29 Sep 2017

Youth Counselor: Alcohol, Marijuana Use Sending Teens to Rehab at Faster Rate

By: Brett MartinWKRN New Channel 2, Nashville NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Addiction is sweeping the country and impacting young people every day. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, 25 percent of teenagers who use drugs become addicted before they turn 18. cumberland-heights-youth-counselor-alcohol-marijuana-sending-teens-to-rehab-at-faster-rate "Drug addiction is chaotic,"...

The New Face of Opioid Addiction, Specialists Address Disturbing Trends, Skyrocketing Death Rates
15 Sep 2017

The New Face of Opioid Addiction

By: MELANIE KILGORE-HILL Published: September 14, 2017 Specialists Address Disturbing Trends, Skyrocketing Death Rates More than 2.5 million Americans suffer from opioid use disorder, which contributed to more than 33,000 overdose deaths in 2015, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fortunately, a growing number of treatment options...

16 Feb 2016

Teen Vogue: How This Teen Beat Alcoholism at 17

Addiction doesn't know zip codes, GPAs, or bank account balances. Article: Teen Vogue: How This Teen Beat Alcoholism Author: Kate Parrish Written: FEB 16, 2016 11:21AM EST The first week of senior year for most high school students means seeing old friends, figuring out new class schedules, and feeling the excitement of doing...

3 Feb 2015

Increase in Admissions after the Super Bowl.

Dr. Chapman Sledge, the medical director at Cumberland Heights Addiction Treatment Center in Nashville, said he notices the increase every year around this time. He said it's spurred by all the social pressure to drink around events like the Super Bowl, but that often it's a problem that has...

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