Spotlight: A Q&A with Preventionfocus.

Spotlight: A Q&A with Preventionfocus.

We recently spoke with Matthew G. Smith, CPP, Executive Director, Preventionfocus, about supporting young people with mental health issues. Preventionfocus offers programs and strategies to prevent drug abuse and promote health.  Their mission: Making safe and healthy...
Mental Illness on the Rise Among Adolescents

Mental Illness on the Rise Among Adolescents

Mental illness is on the rise among adolescents with one in five young people living with a mental illness. A 2016 study by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reported that 12.8% of U.S. adolescents had at least one major depressive episode. While these...