Monday February 8th 2016

Trusted Helpline
Help Available 24/7
1-800-971-1547
PRIVACY
GUARANTEED

adolescent drug abuse

1 I found evidence of drug or alcohol use: Now what?

I found evidence of drug or alcohol use: Now what?

Your worst fears have been confirmed. You’ve found evidence of drugs or alcohol that a loved one has been hiding from you. Now what? We outline four (4) steps you can take here. Then, we invite your comments or questions at the end.

How can parents help a drug addict child? INTERVIEW with Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc.

How can parents help a drug addict child? INTERVIEW with Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc.

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.

1 Local schools and teen exposure to drug addiction

Local schools and teen exposure to drug addiction

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.

Teens and the difference between prescription drug use vs. abuse

Teens and the difference between prescription drug use vs. abuse

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.

1 How to tell if your teenager is using drugs?

How to tell if your teenager is using drugs?

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.

Teen drug use in school

Teen drug use in school

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.

2 Teens, peer pressure, and drug use

Teens, peer pressure, and drug use

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!

4 Teen addiction stories: My childhood was normal

Teen addiction stories: My childhood was normal

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.

4 Teenage pot smoking statistics (INFOGRAPHIC)

Teenage pot smoking statistics (INFOGRAPHIC)

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.

4 Talking to kids about drug addiction

Talking to kids about drug addiction

A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.

Page 1 of 41234
Trusted Helpline
Help Available 24/7
1-800-971-1547
PRIVACY
GUARANTEED