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Dear Dr. T: ‘I’m ready to go home’

Dear Dr. T: ‘I’m ready to go home’

Dear Dr. T: My mom and I just can’t seem to get along. Whenever I’m home, we always get into arguments around the stupidest stuff. Neither of us will let up, so I usually end up going over to a friend’s house for the night. I’ve been living at one friend’s house for a...
The marijuana, psychosis connection

The marijuana, psychosis connection

Increasingly, we are contacted by parents desperate to learn more about the strong association between adolescent marijuana use and psychosis. Their typical and tragic messages go something like this: “We never knew. We thought marijuana wasn’t even...

Dear Dr. T: ‘I’m late to graduate’

Dear Dr. T: I’ve been hiding a secret from all of my friends. I’m a senior, and I’m not graduating from high school this year. It’s a long story, but I didn’t pass a lot of my classes. I’m not sure how to tell my friends, and I feel like graduation is a ticking time...

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