Sadly, there is a strong connection between bullying and drug dependence. Knowing how to stop the cycle will help save children from falling prey to addiction. Here’s what parents need to know about bullying and drug dependence.
America continues to struggle with the opiate crisis and is searching for ways to resolve it. Can a database with patient overdose information be a possible way forward? We examine here.
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.
Are you prepared for ongoing talks with your kid about drugs and alcohol? Really good advice on how to get started: what tone to use, what content to discuss, and how to be sure that your message gets through.
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.
Nutrition is an important part of addiction recovery. Learn here what a typical day of meals and snacks should look like, as well as foods we suggest you should avoid.
Can substance abuse be prevented? We explore possible approaches for people in the LGBT community here.
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.
Understanding the Psychology Behind Social Media Addiction: How And When Should Parents Limit Online Time?May 25th, 2017
Is your teen engaging on social media in an addictive way? Professional support can identify and address the underlying causes. We review what YOU can do as a parent here. Your questions are welcomed at the end.