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Help! My Underage Teen is Drinking! What Should Parents Do?

Help! My Underage Teen is Drinking! What Should Parents Do?

August 11th, 2018

It’s better to help your child learn how to address the underlying reasons for why they abuse alcohol…than to punish them for underage drinking. More on what to do if your teen shows signs of drinking issues…here.

8 Steps to Take After a Teen Suicide Attempt

8 Steps to Take After a Teen Suicide Attempt

July 25th, 2018

Adolescent suicidal behaviors and substance use are disturbingly common and may be related. This is an extremely practical guide for parents of teenagers who have attempted suicide. Step-by-step suggestions on what to do next.

Teen Anger Management | Managing Emotions in Addiction Recovery

Teen Anger Management | Managing Emotions in Addiction Recovery

June 25th, 2018

If you are wondering how to help a teen with anger issues, here are some great ways to teach your teen successful anger management skills.

What is the Relationship Between Addiction and Mental Illness?

What is the Relationship Between Addiction and Mental Illness?

May 29th, 2018

A look into the connection and linkages between substance use disorder and mental illness…plus the call for proper diagnosis and treatment. From expect Contributor, Dr. Jeff Nalin, Psy.D.

Understanding How Stress Contributes to Addiction in Teens

Understanding How Stress Contributes to Addiction in Teens

April 30th, 2018

Is stress causing your teen to look for ways to cope? More here on the physiological actions behind stress and how to lessen its impacts. For parents and teens!

How to Keep Your Teen Safe from Prescription Painkillers

How to Keep Your Teen Safe from Prescription Painkillers

March 27th, 2018

Six (6) practical tips to keep your teen safe from Rx painkillers and addiction. Learn how to mitigate the risks here.

Are Teen Addiction Rates Really Rising?

Are Teen Addiction Rates Really Rising?

February 11th, 2018

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.

The Difference Between Addiction and Normal Teen Behavior

The Difference Between Addiction and Normal Teen Behavior

January 19th, 2018

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.

7 Great Ways to Avoid Alcohol on New Year's Eve

7 Great Ways to Avoid Alcohol on New Year’s Eve

December 26th, 2017

Looking for a sober New Year’s celebration? Here’s are 7 ideas for making the party rock without the need for a drink.

Understanding Stress and How It Can Lead to Addiction

Understanding Stress and How It Can Lead to Addiction

November 28th, 2017

A look at how stress can cause us to turn to substances in order to cope. Plus, a section about what you can do about it! More on the relationship between stress and addiction here.

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