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6 Tips for Students with Learning Differences in College

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We all learn differently. Thanks to Howard Gardner’s book Frames of Mind: the Theory of Multiple Intelligences (1983), colleges know this too. Every student, whatever may be their strengths or weaknesses, has an equal opportunity to succeed in college. There are many colleges that provide an environment for students who may have various learning differences. […]

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6 Varieties of Emerging Adult Treatment

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The young adult treatment world is expanding fast and furiously. The average age emerging adults are entering treatment is getting higher, and the levels of care are more customized, and therefore harder for a young adult or family member to discern and digest. […]

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Transitioning from Teen Treatment to Young Adult — 5 Big Picture Ideas

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“Give me a lever long enough, and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” The principles of “mechanical advantage” describe some aspects of therapeutic placement. […]

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Marijuana Use among College Students Has Surpassed Addiction to Cigarettes

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The number of college students smoking cigarettes dropped from 31% to 13% in the last 15 years. By contrast, American high-school graduates who consider marijuana dangerous to health sank from 55% in 2006 to 35% in 2014. What’s happening here? […]

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Sometimes, More is Just More: the admissions process

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We hear it all the time: cut to the chase, just the fact, bullet points, simplify, less is more. And it’s true – usually. Except for when it isn’t – for example, in the admissions process for a residential behavioral health program. […]

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