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.
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.
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.