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Opiate Tolerance and Withdrawal (part 3)

Tolerance

The struggle that Adam and Eve discovered in the garden, on that fateful day when they ate the apple, was that they learned about something they were never intended to know. 890 more words

Mental Health

This is your brain on opiates (part 2)

What are Opioids?

Opioids are a powerful class of drug that includes the illicit drug heroin as well as the licit pain relievers, such as; oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and fentanyl. 718 more words

Adolescent Development

Overview of the Opioid Epidemic (part 1)

Let’s start with a brief overview of the current state of affairs related to the opioid crisis. Some of these number will shock you and some will be hard to believe. 500 more words

Mental Health

MFierce! That’s Us.

Tom Moore | He, Him, His

Steering Committee | Flint, MI

Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), is a partnership of community organizations, youth advocates, and public health researchers working together to reduce STIs among young sexual and gender minority youth in Southeast Michigan. 564 more words

MFierce

This Fight Isn't Over

Just as it seemed rights for LGBTQ people had begun to normalize with marriage equality and the death of DOMA, new battles have begun as conservatives passed odious bills in North Carolina and Mississippi. 786 more words

New online guide aims to end LGBTQ youth homelessness

The National LGBTQ Task Force, in collaboration with the True Colors Fund, has launched a new resource for advocates working to support LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. 252 more words

New Article from the Wellspring: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Girls in Juvenile Justice Systems

The following article comes from The Wellspring, our sister site devoted to providing mental health resources related to the LGBTQ+ community:

The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Girls in Juvenile Justice Systems: A Counselor’s Reflection… 119 more words

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