7 Signs Your Child May Be Using Drugs

If you think your child is using drugs, it may be harder than you think to confirm your suspicions. Teens undergo many changes that can produce symptoms similar to those associated with drug use. Today’s adolescents are also more prone to psychological conditions that were once more common in adults. Here are some signs that … Read more

4 Things to Consider When Talking to Your Teen About Drugs

If you have not established boundaries regarding drugs and alcohol with your child or children, and you fear that they are abusing these substances behind your back, it’s not too late to turn the situation around. What is most important to remember is that there is a fine line between wanting to be a parent … Read more

Identify and Intervene: Stopping Drug Abuse in Adolescence

Drug Abuse in Adolescence
Substance abuse throughout America is an epidemic that is continually on the rise, year-after-year. While drug abuse is rampant amongst adults, it's also a reality among adolescents. Adolescent substance abuse has dire consequences. The long-term misuse of drugs can have a significant effect on an adolescent's mental development and physical health. It could also lead to serious ... Read more