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5 Main Signs Your Teen Is Addicted to Social Media

5 Main Signs Your Teen Is Addicted to Social Media

February 14th, 2019

Social media can be a serious addiction that affects every facet of your family’s life. Learn the signs of addiction here.

Tips for Talking with Teens about Drugs and Alcohol

Tips for Talking with Teens about Drugs and Alcohol

January 26th, 2019

Your teen won’t always behave as you expect. Learn what messages are important … before they make the important choices for themselves.

How To Avoid Relapse During the Holidays

How To Avoid Relapse During the Holidays

December 18th, 2018

A holly jolly holiday is still possible… even while you’re recovering from an addiction. Practical tips for how to keep it sober! More here.

Here’s What Parents Should Know About Teen Crack Cocaine Use

Here’s What Parents Should Know About Teen Crack Cocaine Use

November 11th, 2018

Why would you kids experiment with crack? Peer pressure, euphoria, and increases in sociability and self-confidence. But, crack use comes with serious side effects. We explore more here.

7 Common Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Use

7 Common Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Use

October 17th, 2018

Behaviors fluctuate in adolescence. However, there are key signs of drug use that should trigger ACTION! More here on 7 common signs of teen drug use and what to do about them.

1 Is Your Teen Smoking Pot? Here’s 5 Next Steps to Take

Is Your Teen Smoking Pot? Here’s 5 Next Steps to Take

September 24th, 2018

If you suspect that your teen may be smoking marijuana, here’s a few steps you should take to make sure that s/he does not face the consequences of becoming a chronic user.

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.

1 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.

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