On Tuesday, the Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline announced their newest collaboration with Facebook in an effort to prevent suicide among the U.S. and Canada.
Cellphones, social media and the Internet provide too much of a draw for American college students. A recent Washington Post piece focused on a new study that showed these students are experiencing symptoms similar to drug and alcohol addictions, yet their drug is technology-based.
Internet addiction is on the rise, but it is unclear as to whether or not the incidence of addiction is rising, or that more people are becoming aware of the problem and seeking help. According to a recent Google News report, the Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has helped 100 young people in [...]