Has teenage drug use increased? Not exactly. While prevention initiatives may be helping, there remain some trends that parents must remain watchful about. More on trends in teen drug use 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.
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.
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.
Do app users, as a group, have an advantage in terms of maintaining sobriety. Yes! We review here and invite your feedback on using apps for addiction recovery 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.
You can prevent relapse by dealing with setbacks and discussing issues when they arise. Here, licensed clinical social worker and addictions counselor, Kenneth Pecoraro, discusses the more subtle mistakes that pop up in recovery… and how you can prevent a full blown relapse in the process.
Should doctors who neglect due diligence be held responsible for prescription opioid addiction? We explore here.
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.