Tag Archives: Youth

Congressional hearing probes Juul’s role in youth vaping ‘epidemic’

The hearing will scrutinize the leading vape company’s marketing, health claims and relationship with Big Tobacco — namely, tobacco giant Altria, which invested nearly $ 13 billion in Juul Labs late last year. The list of attendees sets the stage for a heated clash over whether e-cigarettes should be subject to stronger regulation, weighing their… Read More »

Man Goes Viral After Offering ‘Dad Hugs’ to LGBTQ Youth at Pittsburgh Pride

A man found himself going viral this week after attending Pittsburgh Pride, where he offered free “Dad Hugs” to anybody who might want one. Scott “Howie” Dittman decided to tag along to the parade with his friend Denna, who was going with LGBTQ ally organization Free Mom Hugs. “Taking some time out to make people… Read More »

How Residential Treatment Centers Can Help Troubled Youth

Residential treatment centers are facilities that provide treatment 24 hours a day for teens with serious emotional disturbances. Forms of rehabilitation include individual, family, and group therapy. Other types include behavior therapy, special education, recreation therapy, and medical services. Residential services may be given in a state or private facility. Treatment is conducted regularly and… Read More »