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Channel 8 On Your Side: What to do if your teenager is in crisis

2018-05-21T23:51:57+00:00

By: Gayle Guyardo Dec 09, 2016 TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -- Are they just being a teen or is your child in crisis? Teenage depression and anxiety is on the rise, and many times kids don't know who to turn to. When the pressure mounts, some go to extreme measures to end the pain. Now there are new programs in place in Hillsborough and Pinellas county to help kids in crisis. "Our program was designed to fill that void and fill that crack and helping young people transitioning into becoming young adults," said Kiara Santiago with Success 4 kids & Families "Healthy Transition" [...]

Channel 8 On Your Side: What to do if your teenager is in crisis 2018-05-21T23:51:57+00:00

Tampa Bay News : Curtailing prescription drug abuse, where to get help and information.

2018-05-22T19:52:09+00:00

Where to get help and information Editor’s note: This is the third segment in a three-part series on efforts to curtail prescription drug abuse in the county. Compiled by SUZETTE PORTER Jan 16, 2012 People fighting an addiction to prescription drugs can find help from a variety of sources. From governmental agencies to nonprofit organizations, assistance is available. Tampa Bay Newspapers put together a list of places that have resources to help addicts and their families. Don’t fight the battle alone. 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares Inc. This organization provides 2-1-1 telephone services to Pinellas, Citrus, Hernando, Lake and Sumter Counties in Florida [...]

Tampa Bay News : Curtailing prescription drug abuse, where to get help and information. 2018-05-22T19:52:09+00:00