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Shaken Baby Syndrome:

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Children who have been subjected to “Shaken Baby Syndrome” (also known as “Shaken Impact Syndrome”) have suffered a significant amount of harm. Shaking a baby because it won’t stop crying is a common cause of baby tantrums among parents and…

Emotional Abuse: What are the effects

Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is one of the most serious forms of abuse that may come before, during, or after periods of physical abuse. It is never the fault of the person being abused. It can have several long- and short-term effects.…

Opioid: Abuse and Addiction! What is the cause?

Opioid Addiction

Opioids, sometimes called narcotics, are a type of drug. They include strong prescription pain relievers, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and tramadol. The illegal drug heroin is also an opioid. Some opioids are made from the opium plant, and others are synthetic (man-made).…

Inhalants: Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment

Inhalants, cause and effect

What are inhalants? Inhalants are common household, industrial and medical products that produce vapors, which some people inhale (breath in) to make them feel intoxicated or high. There are many different types of inhalants and they all have different risks…