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Can High School Counselors Get Any Better? North Springs High School Students Share Their Thoughts

A group of students at North Springs High School have a candid discussion about the quality of high school counselors and offer some thoughts on how counseling in school can be improved.

This written statement was also provided the North Spring High School administration: ““North Springs Administration respects the views and opinions of its student journalists.”

Does Smoking Weed Impact Teenagers’ Mental Health? [Podcast]

Even though it’s illegal, we know many teens use weed. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, in 2021 “marijuana use …reached the highest levels ever recorded since these trends were first monitored in 1988.”

In this podcast, we have teens from North Springs High School in Sandy Springs talking about whether weed impacts teens’ mental health. You will hear different sources and perspectives. Listen in to hear what they have to say.

Intro written by: Alivia Forte’

Sources & Resources: 

Marijuana hallucinogen use among young adults reached all time-high in 2021,” NIH National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse  

Effects of marijuana on mental health,” Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington,  June 2017 

CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference?” WebMD

“What You Need to Know about Marijuana Use and Teens,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

VOX ATL has been visiting North Springs High School this semester and giving their teens an opportunity to share their thoughts on a number of topics and have them published. Among them has been the dangers of attachment in relationships. Check out what some of them had to say. Attachments with people can be dangerous.…

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