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Dating Abuse/Violence in Teenagers

February is National Teen Dating Abuse/Violence Awareness month. Dating abuse is a controlling behaviour in which the girl/boyfriend uses to gain control over his/her partner. Teen dating violence (TDV) affects millions of teenagers globally and is a type of intimate partner violence that can happen in person and/or electronically e.g.

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Mental Illness in African American Children and Teenagers

We know that mental illness/disorders do not discriminate based on race, colour, age, socioeconomic status, gender or identity. Anyone can experience a mental illness/disorder; however, minority communities such as African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans to name a few, usually experience more severe forms of mental health problems

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Shirting Mindsets by Marla Sullivan, Copperas Cove ISD

ATPE News Magazine Winter 2019 | Volume 40 | Issue 2   Shifting Mindsets Over the past few years, a growing concern about mental health in public schools has found its way to the headlines and been featured in many professional publications. Public schools continue to face criticism based on

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15 best exercises for depression and anxiety by Petrolene Le Roux

Anxiety was barely known as an illness before the 19th century.  Anxiety is caused by worrying about the future.  Depression is a prolonged state of sadness because of past events and experiences. Most people experience anxiety or depression at some point in their lives.  Many physicians prescribe mental and physical exercises to improve a patient’s state of mind.

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