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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover 6 reasons how drug testing your teenage son or daughter can be an effective strategy for preventing drug use.
Can substance abuse be prevented? We explore possible approaches for people in the LGBT community here.
How can you keep the brain growing and avoid negative patterns as you age? A “How To” article from Dr. Louise Stanger provides practical answers here.
Sleeping problems can feed addiction… or be caused by substance abuse. More here on the connection between sleep and addiction. Plus, tips for parents on educating yourself and your teen on best sleep practices.