By accessing teen substance abuse information, families can find viable answers to difficult questions. These articles raise awareness about teen drug treatment, current teenage drug use, teen drug rehab and recovery.

The Challenge of Teens Facing Traumatic Experiences

Today, many teenagers suffer traumatic experiences and are in serious need of trauma recovery through therapy and other coping methods. Further, some teenagers who have dealt with traumatic experiences, suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a disorder that is accompanied by feelings of fear, horror, and/or helplessness. For many adults, including the parents of adolescents, …

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The Dangers of Negative Peer Pressure in Teens

Negative peer pressure in teens is a challenge that has been well known and persistent. However, the dangers of negative peer pressure in teens is becoming more pervasive and harder to combat given the rise of social networking and mobile devices. As a result, peer pressure can follow teenagers wherever they go. Such constant peer …

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The Role of Family in Recovery and the Aftercare Process

The role of family in recovery for teens is without a doubt a major force in helping a young person find and maintain a path of sustainable sobriety. Moreover, beyond drug and alcohol abuse recovery, the family’s role in the aftercare process also is essential when facing mental health challenges. Thus, without the family’s support, …

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Why Teens Should Practice Self-Care At Home

The practice of self-care at home for teens is crucial both during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. By learning how to practice self-care at home, teens can help create a positive outlook on their lives. After all, self-care activities are essential benefits of good mental health. As we all know, after …

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Helping Teens with Digital Stress and Social Media Pressure

There is no doubt in scientific and academic circles that the use of social media and digital devices are significant causes of teenage stress. Stress can be detrimental to not only a teen’s current health situation but also to the ongoing growth of their physical bodies and cognitive abilities. Moreover, extensive and ongoing use of …

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The Expansion of Online Therapy for Teens During COVID-19

Online therapy is expanding as the COVID-19 pandemic has made in-person therapy less accessible and safe. Before the pandemic, online therapy services were rapidly growing to meet the needs of a new generation. After all, both Millennials and Generation Z already spend the majority of their time on their mobile phones, portable tables, or laptop …

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What’s an Edible? What Parents Need to Know about Edible Marijuana

Often surprised and somewhat confused, parents nationwide may ask, “What’s an edible?” Edibles are food products, including candy and baked goods, that are infused with marijuana. Although smoking or vaping marijuana is still the most common method of consumption, eating cannabis-infused edibles is becoming increasingly popular among teenagers. Moreover, with the national movement towards the …

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The Dangers of Teen Binge Drinking

Adolescent alcohol use and teen binge drinking are serious issues in American society. This risk of teenage binge drinking becomes even more prevalent when young people leave their homes and attend college on campus. This is a period in a young person’s life when they may experiment with alcohol and oftentimes, over-consume it.  As a …

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The Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse In Teens

There is a definitive reason why prescription drug abuse in teens is on the rise in the United States and across the world. Prescription drugs are easier to access, more affordable, and foolishly considered to be safer in the eyes of a teenager. Further, the current quarantine restrictions set on citizens across the United States …

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6 Tips for Overcoming Sugar Addiction

Is your teen regularly experiencing sugar cravings? Can your teenager finish a meal without having something sweet as a treat? Do you consistently see your teen seeking out sugary snacks, desserts and drinks despite knowing that they’ve had a full proper meal? If the answers are “yes,” then your teenager may be suffering from an …

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Beware of Teens Buying Illegal Drugs Online on the Dark Web

A hard truth for parents to digest is that buying illegal drugs online is remarkably easy for teenagers today. In the past before the prevalence of technology, if a teenager was home in their room, a parent could believe they were safe and avoiding trouble. However, now with teenagers having access to smartphones and the …

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How Teens Get High at Home & What Parents Can Do

Most parents are aware of the common drugs that teens may be exposed to and use to get high including nicotine, marijuana, cocaine, and opioids. However, these are not the only substances teens can use to get high. In fact, when desperate to fulfill a need to get high, teens may resort to using common …

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10 Tips for Keeping Positive During a Difficult Time

Keeping positive and maintaining an optimistic attitude is more important today than perhaps ever before. We all have been struggling to navigate the difficulties of this global pandemic. For some, COVID-19 has taken a toll on physical health, but it has also taken a toll on mental health. For those who may have lost a …

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