teen mental health

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This month, WBOI is reporting on teen mental health issues. When people think about teens, they often think of middle and high school students and sometimes  forget about teens transitioning into college.

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This month, WBOI is reporting on teen mental health issues. Last week, we looked at addiction and opioid abuse, and now we follow the story to the Allen County Juvenile Center.

WBOI’s Lisa Ryan reports that the center is trying to address teens’ mental health problems, sometimes through alternatives that keep them out of juvenile detention.

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This month, WBOI is looking at teen mental health in Northeast Indiana. WBOI’s Lisa Ryan reports on teen drug abuse in Indiana at a time when opioid abuse is a growing problem in the state.

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This week is National Suicide Prevention Week, and the rate of Indiana teens considering suicide is slightly higher this year compared to last year, according to the Indiana Youth Institute.