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Sports concussions linked to substance abuse, suicidal thoughts: research

Concussions are connected with substance abuse and suicidal thoughts in adolescents, new research presented at a St. Michael’s Hospital conference on sports-related brain injuries revealed Saturday.

The hospital’s third annual concussion conference, now called the Heads Up Conference, explored the relatively new terrain of connecting mental health issues with concussions, which commonly occur from playing sports such as hockey, soccer and baseball.

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