All posts tagged: young adult

“One size fits all treatment doesn’t work,” said addiction specialist at HUBweek

Dr. Martha Kane from Mass General Hospital and Dr. Scott Hadland from Boston Medical Center discuss addiction treatment and recovery for young adults in the Ideas Dome at HUBweek on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Boston, Mass. Photo credit: Mariana Sánchez Gaona   BOSTON, October 13, 2018 – “We now understand that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease”, said Dr. Martha Kane at a HUBweek event about addiction treatment and recovery for young adults. Dr. Kane, the clinical director of the Addiction Services Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, added, “everyone needs an individualized treatment plan.”   Dr. Scott Hadland, the second panelist, is a pediatrician and addiction specialist at Boston Medical Center. The two panelists discussed how they approached addiction in young adults with comprehensive treatments. Young adults are people between the ages of 18 to 25.   According to the 2014 national survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, “more than 1 in 5 young adults aged 18 to 25 were current users of illicit drugs in 2014.” The Boston …

The Spectacular Now

Leer libros para “jóvenes adultos” siendo adulto y no tan joven, a pesar de que a veces cuento con mentalidad adolescente, puede resultar interesante. El libro “The Spectacular Now” de Tim Tharp trata sobre Sutter Keely, un adolescente con la filosofía de apreciar el ahora. Entramos a la vida de Sutter en su último año de preparatoria cuando está terminando con su novia actual. Poco tiempo después conoce a Aimee, una joven que deja que otros se aprovechen de ella. Él decide ayudarla a ganar confianza en sí misma, empieza a salir con ella y eventualmente se enamoran.