A look at healthy teen behaviors vs. unhealthy…and just how video gaming, late nights up, and rebellion MAY NOT be associated to addiction as strongly as we once thought. Plus, a call to parents to “flip your focus” and the 3 keys to developing character that every teen needs.
Is stress causing your teen to look for ways to cope? More here on the physiological actions behind stress and how to lessen its impacts. For parents and teens!
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.
Six (6) practical tips to keep your teen safe from Rx painkillers and addiction. Learn how to mitigate the risks here.
A brief guide for how to discuss painkillers and their misuse with teens.
Five (5) bright ideas on how to prevent addiction to THE MOST ADDICTIVE prescription drugs on the planet: opioid painkillers.
Is it time to seek treatment for your child, or not? Learn about the differences between normal teen behavior and teenage drug or alcohol addiction here, with a section for your questions at the end.
You’ve found evidence your child has been using. What do you do? Here are the first three (3) ways any parent can take action. More from Dr. Laurence M. Westreich, M.D. and author of A Parent’s Guide to Teen Addiction here.
More on good parenting practices to avoid pitfalls that occur in normal teenage development cycles.
A look at how stress can cause us to turn to substances in order to cope. Plus, a section about what you can do about it! More on the relationship between stress and addiction here.