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Nonmedical Use of Adderall on the Rise Among Young Adults

Nonmedical use of Adderall, a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), rose 67 percent among young adults between 2006 and 2011, a new study finds. The number of emergency room visits involving misuse of the drug among 18- to 25-year-olds also rose during this period, NPR reports. To read the full article click here.

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CAN News

The YMCA of Southern Maine recognized Casco Bay CAN for, “Commitment to Nurturing the Potential of Every Child and Teen Through Youth Development” during their 2015 Annual Meeting. From left to right: John Lee, Youth Development Director Casco Bay YMCA, Beth Blakeman-Pohl, Casco Bay CAN Director and Scott Krouse, Branch Director Casco Bay YMCA.

Inside the Teenage Brain

Inside the Teenage Brain” from PBS answers lots of questions you may have. View videos, hear interviews, look at studies with this helpful resource!