Are you struggling with your teen’s drug or alcohol abuse? This article is for you. Read our expert Q&A and pick up some tools on how to help a teen being treated for addiction. More here.
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Drug addictions can begin in public and private schools from middle school onward. So, how are schools addressing the problem? Stats on drug use and how suggestions for how parents can prevent drug use in teens here.
How can you teach your teen the difference between therapeutic use of RX drugs and problem drug use? By learning the distinction yourself. A practical guide here.
Are you in need of identifying an addiction problem? Do you wonder what to do for a teenager in trouble and how can you help? Check out this Q&A session with experts in teenage addiction treatment. More here.
Studies show that nearly 3 million teens are using drugs during the school day and the majority of teens report that they know which of their peers is selling drugs. More on this trend here.
How can you help your teen stand up to peer pressure and to prevent drug use? Practical tips that you can start to use TODAY…more here!
Not all teen addicts come from broken lives. Here’s a story about a normal guy who had it all, lost it, and has found his purpose again. We hope that you can relate.
Can marijuana cause you harm? Yes, especially among adolescent and teen onset users (who can experience long term cognitive and neural impairment). More here, with statistics on smoking pot during the teen years and how smoking weed affects teen IQ later in life.
A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.
Can we have contracts with our own teens when it comes to drug use? you bet. More on how to create a drug contract here.