Content tagged with: substance misuse

Substance Misuse and Abuse

People can develop substance abuse or misuse issues in different ways – by trying things experimentally or recreationally, or through “self-medication.” Both adults and young people may attempt to deal with their stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues through self-medication. Self-medication refers to the practice of using alcohol, legal or illegal drugs without… Read more »

Mental Health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices, and it is integrally linked to our physical health. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood…. Read more »