ACADEMIC SUCCESS

/ac.a.dem.ic/ /suc.cess/ n.noun Academic success is one’s accomplishment of completing academic requirements and goals they or educational professionals, have set for the individual. Although a relatively vague and diversified accomplishment, academic success is exclusively earned through hard work and dedication. In order to achieve academic success, an individual needs to implement a proactive and determined…

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ACADEMIC TEAM

  /Ac.ad.em.ic/ /team/ n.noun An academic team is a staff of teachers in charge of providing education to students. Academic teams are not only utilized by traditional schools but are also employed by treatment centers for struggling teens. Treatment programs such as, therapeutic boarding schools, group homes and residential treatment programs all have an academic…

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ACADEMICS

  /Ac.a.dem.ic/ n.noun Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines Academics as: of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other educational institution, especially one for higher education. Academics are a person’s education from an institution, school or otherwise. Elementary, high school and college are the basic institutions where an individual learns academic material. Needless to say, an…

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ACTIVE LIFESTYLE

  /ac.tive/ /life.style/ n.noun An active lifestyle is a healthy way of living. This proactive lifestyle approach includes eating the healthy, exercising, and abstaining from negative behaviors and habits. Living a healthy lifestyle is essential for achieving a healthy mind and body. By failing to live an active lifestyle, an individual is susceptible to negativity…

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ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENTS

  /A.dol.esc.ent/ /psy.chi.at.ric/ /treat.ments/ n.noun Adolescent psychiatric treatments are therapies that are specifically designed to treat various psychological disorders of struggling adolescents. As teenagers process information differently than adults, their therapeutic treatment should be designed specifically for their mindset. For this reason, it is imperative to seek the services of a psychiatric professional who specializes…

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ADOLESCENTS

  /ad.o.les.cent/ n.noun An adolescent is a person living in the transitional time of adolescence. Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological human development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood. Dealing with the confusion and obstacles that come along with adolescence can prove to be a difficult time…

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ALCOHOL ABUSE

  /al.co.hol/ /ab.use/ n.noun The mayo clinic defines alcohol abuse as: “a chronic and often progressive disease that includes problems controlling your drinking, being preoccupied with alcohol, continuing to use alcohol even when it causes problems, having to drink more to get the same effect (physical dependence), or having withdrawal symptoms when you rapidly decrease…

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ART PROGRAM

  /art/ pro.gram/ n.noun An art program is an art class, usually supervised and instructed by a certified, art education professional. Art Programs Effective Therapeutic Treatment for Troubled Teens – Art programs are an important service that provide teens with a productive outlet for their creative and inventive energies. Although highly beneficial for a developing…

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