Tag Archives: mental health

When Internet use is a problem

In recognition of Mental Health Month 2017, Mental Health America has produced a great series of online resources about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illness — or even could be signs of mental health problems themselves. (more…)

Kennedy: Mental health the civil rights issue of our time

ASAP for Hancock County strives to deliver sound resources to youth and families and also to share information that inspires community involvement and public advocacy. We occasionally highlight the work of Americans who are helping people avoid and overcome problems associated with substance addiction and poor mental health. If you would like to get involved […]

Human brain on white background

Marijuana takes a toll on the developing brain

Many youth use marijuana because they think it does no harm. It can often be difficult for parents to get through to their kids that their use of the mind-altering drug can have serious repercussions in their lives. But marijuana takes away more than interest in previously-enjoyed activities and can cause an addiction that can […]