Teens need between 8-10 hours of sleep per night. Not only is sleep deprivation connected to addiction … it can be a sign of it. More on what parents can do for their growing kids here.
Equine therapy shifts your focus from internal to external needs. During sessions, you will bond with a horse, help care for their needs, feed them, brush them, saddle them, clean their stall, ride them and otherwise become connected to the animal on a deeper level. More on how it can help here.
Most of us shrug off tech addiction as a cultural or generational divide. However, technology addiction is real! And it can cause true problems for your teen. A guide to definitions and what you can do to help your teen here.
A look at the connection between mood disorders and addiction. Often, one feeds the other. But which came first? Plus, a simple 5-step process for making sure you get the treatment that you need.
A table outlining the more common synonyms for marijuana, weed, THC, hash … etc. Plus, a list of common symptoms of the use of marijuana and ideas on how you can address marijuana abuse in teens
Vaping is on the rise among teens. What are the harm, and how can we help teens to stop vaping? Taylor Jacobson answers here.
A look at drug use trends and the five classes of drugs teens experiment with: alcohol, opioids, synthetics, marijuana, and hallucinigens.
A look at healthy teen behaviors vs. unhealthy…and just how video gaming, late nights up, and rebellion MAY NOT be associated to addiction as strongly as we once thought. Plus, a call to parents to “flip your focus” and the 3 keys to developing character that every teen needs.
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.
A brief guide for how to discuss painkillers and their misuse with teens.