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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Be Positive and Take Action

Being a stepparent can be challenging, but it can also be very rewarding. SuccessfulStepfamilies,com says that approaching your new family with the right attitude makes all the difference. This list of 20 ways to actively build your relationship will come in handy when you find yourself at a low point. Remember, the good things in life are worth the effort.

Posted: 1/25/08