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.
Six (6) practical tips to keep your teen safe from Rx painkillers and addiction. Learn how to mitigate the risks here.
A brief guide for how to discuss painkillers and their misuse with teens.
Yes, addiction rates are on the rise across the U.S. Still, conflicting information in recent months might underscore the risk of addiction for teens. More on how to put addiction statistics in perspective here. Plus, what every parent should know about protecting their teen’s health.
How can you change tactics when one approach is not working for your child? Some good, quick advice for parenting an addict here.
Is it time to seek treatment for your child, or not? Learn about the differences between normal teen behavior and teenage drug or alcohol addiction here, with a section for your questions at the end.
You’ve found evidence your child has been using. What do you do? Here are the first three (3) ways any parent can take action. More from Dr. Laurence M. Westreich, M.D. and author of A Parent’s Guide to Teen Addiction here.
More on good parenting practices to avoid pitfalls that occur in normal teenage development cycles.
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.