Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs

(Reuters Health) – Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen

FASD and epigenetics

This Q&A, is a talk with Western University (Ontario) researcher Ben Laufer about the latest science on FASD and how it influences our genetics. What

Public Health Agency of Canada investing in projects to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

OTTAWA, May 5, 2017 /CNW/ – Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can result in a baby being born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), which includes a

The invisible disability caught in Canada’s prison system

By James Wilt on May 3, 2017 The young man was illiterate, had an IQ below 70 and couldn’t tell time on an analog clock.

When mental health and addiction collide

Which comes first, a mental health issue or an addiction? There’s no one answer; it depends on the individual’s circumstances. Here’s an example to illustrate:

Good News: Judge Rules Wisconsin Law That Sent Pregnant Woman to Jail Unconstitutional

Tamara Loertscher has been embroiled in a suit with the State of Wisconsin challenging the constitutionality of the 20-year-old law that led to her jail

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