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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.

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.

1 Marijuana’s Street Names and Nicknames | A Guide for Parents of Teens

Marijuana’s Street Names and Nicknames | A Guide for Parents of Teens

July 9th, 2018

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

Helping a Teen Caught Up in the Opioid Epidemic

Helping a Teen Caught Up in the Opioid Epidemic

July 6th, 2018

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!

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.

2 ​Trends in Popular Drugs Among Teens

​Trends in Popular Drugs Among Teens

June 9th, 2018

A look at drug use trends and the five classes of drugs teens experiment with: alcohol, opioids, synthetics, marijuana, and hallucinigens.

5 Teen Behaviors That MAY NOT Lead to Drug Addiction

5 Teen Behaviors That MAY NOT Lead to Drug Addiction

May 18th, 2018

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.

Understanding How Stress Contributes to Addiction in Teens

Understanding How Stress Contributes to Addiction in Teens

April 30th, 2018

Is stress causing your teen to look for ways to cope? More here on the physiological actions behind stress and how to lessen its impacts. For parents and teens!

How to Keep Your Teen Safe from Prescription Painkillers

How to Keep Your Teen Safe from Prescription Painkillers

March 27th, 2018

Six (6) practical tips to keep your teen safe from Rx painkillers and addiction. Learn how to mitigate the risks here.

1 Discussing Opioids with Your Teenager

Discussing Opioids with Your Teenager

March 25th, 2018

A brief guide for how to discuss painkillers and their misuse with teens.

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