Social media can be a serious addiction that affects every facet of your family’s life. Learn the signs of addiction here.
Your teen won’t always behave as you expect. Learn what messages are important … before they make the important choices for themselves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.