How can parents recognize if their child abuses prescription drugs? A description of the signs that parents can look for in their children…and a section for your questions at the end.
The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.
Sleeping problems can feed addiction… or be caused by substance abuse. More here on the connection between sleep and addiction. Plus, tips for parents on educating yourself and your teen on best sleep practices.
Looking for an effective and quick intervention for stress? Here, Editor Lee Weber talks about her personal experience working with Dr. Bob Wright and his stress management methods. More on what they are and how they can work for you here.
As parents, what kinds of body language cues should we be looking for to signal drug use? More here on ways to identify drug use in your teenager.
What can you do when you teen DOESN’T want to talk about drinking or drugs? Relax…it’s pretty normal. Guidelines on how to start a conversation here.
Unlike other diseases, relapse doesn’t just happen – it is a process. We reviewing the warning signs of relapse and what you can to do prevent it here.
When it comes to addiction recovery, which associations are triggers for you? A basic worksheet with questions about relapse prevention triggers here.
What are some of the fundamental lessons you must learn to ensure you have a strong recovery? Addictions therapist and author Beth Burgess shares here.
Don’t wallow! Get your life back on track after a slip up. Here, we present a concrete plan of action to catch yourself before you fall too far.