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5 Steps for Dealing With a Problem Drinker or Alcoholic Teen

5 Steps for Dealing With a Problem Drinker or Alcoholic Teen

December 5th, 2018

If you suspect your child is an alcoholic, you may need to change your traditional parenting tactics. More on how to deal with alcoholism in your family here.

How Sleep Is Connected to Teens’ Risk of Addiction

How Sleep Is Connected to Teens’ Risk of Addiction

November 17th, 2018

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.

The Secret Of Relating To Your Addicted Son Or Daughter

The Secret Of Relating To Your Addicted Son Or Daughter

November 2nd, 2018

Relating to your addicted son or daughter is possible when you put love first. The most important thing for parents of addicted children to remember? YOU ARE NOT ALONE… unless you choose to be. Read more about how to relate to your addicted son or daughter 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.

Technology: A Dangerous Addiction For Teens?

Technology: A Dangerous Addiction For Teens?

September 26th, 2018

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.

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.

How to Break the Cycle of Substance Abuse and Depression in Teens

How to Break the Cycle of Substance Abuse and Depression in Teens

August 9th, 2018

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.

Hey Teens! Is Cannabis Bad for Your Brain or Mental Health?

Hey Teens! Is Cannabis Bad for Your Brain or Mental Health?

August 6th, 2018

With marijuana becoming legal in states across the nation, people are taking up a new perspective. What was once considered a dangerous narcotic is now finding positive light in medical use. But can cannabis harm the brain and associated mental health? More 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.

​The Increase in Alternative Tobacco and Vaping in Teens

​The Increase in Alternative Tobacco and Vaping in Teens

July 8th, 2018

Vaping is on the rise among teens. What are the harm, and how can we help teens to stop vaping? Taylor Jacobson answers here.

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