'substance abuse' blog posts:
4 Sep 2013
UK 'hub' of legal high websites
The Centre for Social Justice says the UK is becoming a hub for websites selling legal high drugs.
8 Aug 2013
Intervention programme in disruptive children helps prevent drug use
A two-year intervention programme aimed at disruptive children in early childhood could help prevent substance use in adolescence, according to a report published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.
11 Jul 2013
Stimulant medication for ADHD decreases risk of substance abuse
Children with ADHD who take stimulant medication are twice less likely to develop substance misuse problems in their teenage years than those who do not, a study has found.
12 Jun 2013
New in-patient unit in Manchester
A new £10 million unit launched for young people with mental health problems in Greater Manchester.
11 Jun 2013
Indian adolescents have lower rates of mental health problems
Study in the British Journal of Psychiatry says that Indian adolescents have lower rates of all mental health problems apart from eating disorders than their White counterparts.
16 May 2013
Teenagers' experiences of alcohol
The BBC's Learning Zone has produced films on teenagers' experiences of alcohol.
8 May 2013
Demi Lovato receives mental health advocacy award
Singer and actress Demi Lovato receives award for her work as a mentor with young adults with substance misuse and mental health problems at National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day in US.
1 May 2013
Sadie Frost and Ralf Little support new YM app
Celebrities Sadie Frost and Ralf Little attend an event to promote the launch of WellHappy app produced by YoungMinds, myhealthlondon and Living Well.
21 Jun 2011
YoungMinds in Schools: teenagers talk about sex, relationships, drugs
Shows teenagers talking about sex, relationships, drugs and depression, with these short human health and safety videos designed as a classroom resource to provoke classroom debate among Key Stage 3/4 PSHE students.
2 Jun 2011
YoungMinds in Schools: Breaking the habit
Three young people talk candidly about their experiences with drugs and alcohol in this video resource for KS3 and KS4 PSHE.