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Some of Those Drugs in Your Parents’ Medicine Cabinet Can Wreck Your Body and Mind

Some of Those Drugs in Your Parents’ Medicine Cabinet Can Wreck Your Body and Mind

November 18th, 2018

Maybe you’ve noticed that your mom or dad have a medicine cabinet filled with meds. Wondering how they’ll affect you? Curious as to whether or not these drugs can benefit your life? This article will inform you how these drugs work and what they do. At the end, we invite you to ask further questions.

Here’s What Parents Should Know About Teen Crack Cocaine Use

Here’s What Parents Should Know About Teen Crack Cocaine Use

November 11th, 2018

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.

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.

1 Is Your Teen Smoking Pot? Here’s 5 Next Steps to Take

Is Your Teen Smoking Pot? Here’s 5 Next Steps to Take

September 24th, 2018

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.

How much do you know about the Rx addiction crisis in teens?

How much do you know about the Rx addiction crisis in teens?

September 14th, 2016

Over 100 teens per hour, that is about 2,500 per day, abuse prescription medications for the first time in their lives. We outline the significant statistics and what can parents do about it, here.

Teenage and adolescent sleeping problems: The connection to addiction

Teenage and adolescent sleeping problems: The connection to addiction

August 21st, 2016

Sleeping problems can feed addiction… or be caused by substance abuse. More here on the connection between sleep and addiction. Plus, tips for parents on educating yourself and your teen on best sleep practices.

3 Talking to your college-aged children about alcohol and marijuana

Talking to your college-aged children about alcohol and marijuana

August 1st, 2016

Alcohol and marijuana use is prevalent among college students. How can you address it from home and before your child goes off to college? More here.

Addictions to Rx pain medication in teens: What parents need to know and what they can do

Addictions to Rx pain medication in teens: What parents need to know and what they can do

May 19th, 2016

Narcotic painkiller addiction is currently diagnosed in teenagers…which brings the risk of cross-addiction to heroin. More on prevention programs and what parents can do here.

4 When teens don't want to talk about drug or alcohol abuse

When teens don’t want to talk about drug or alcohol abuse

January 27th, 2016

What can you do when you teen DOESN’T want to talk about drinking or drugs? Relax…it’s pretty normal. Guidelines on how to start a conversation here.

1 Local schools and teen exposure to drug addiction

Local schools and teen exposure to drug addiction

October 28th, 2015

Drug addictions can begin in public and private schools from middle school onward. So, how are schools addressing the problem? Stats on drug use and how suggestions for how parents can prevent drug use in teens here.

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