A look at recent statistics and the issue of drinking under the age of 21. A section with signs of a problem…and how to address teen drinking. More insight into the realities here.
A brief guide for how to discuss painkillers and their misuse with teens.
How can you change tactics when one approach is not working for your child? Some good, quick advice for parenting an addict here.
More on good parenting practices to avoid pitfalls that occur in normal teenage development cycles.
Young women are using drugs earlier than ever before. Parents! A look at why girls are turning to drugs and what you can do about it. Read on for more on prevention.
An article with 5 practical tips to getting started towards improved self-awareness. Learn how to identify and prevent relapse triggers with these beginning steps.
Why do we avoid talking with our kids about weed? And how can we frame the conversation? More here on understanding how to open up the conversation about marijuana with your teen. Plus, 4 basic guidelines on how to do it.
How can we use technology to help predict (and prevent) addiction? An interesting perspective with ideas on how to get ahead of substance abuse, before it even happens.
A brief look at the common “substitution” addictions that pop up in addiction recovery. Learn what they are and what you can do to prevent them.
Some teens may seem OK on the outside. But how can you identify a High Functioning Alcoholic? Signs and traits of alcoholism in teens here.