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.
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.
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.
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.
Vaping is on the rise among teens. What are the harm, and how can we help teens to stop vaping? Taylor Jacobson answers here.
There are things a parent can do to help teens cope with prescription painkillers. If you’re looking for advice, here are some actions you can take…TODAY!
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 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.
Yes, vaping can damage developing bodies. More here on the recent discoveries, the differences between cigarettes and vapes…as well as steps parents can take to talk with their teens openly about vaping.