Archive for the ‘Substance Abuse’ Category

  • Teen Polydrug Use Associated Not Finishing High School-Teen Rehab

    Is Teen Polydrug Use Associated With Not Finishing High School?

    Apr 10, 15 • 2226 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Is Teen Polydrug Use Associated With Not Finishing High School?

    Teenagers involved in polydrug use have a substantially lower chance of finishing high school than their counterparts who don’t use drugs, according to new findings from a multinational research team. Polydrug users, also known as polysubstance users,...

  • Substance Use Make It Harder Teens To Quit Smoking - TeenDrugRehabs

    Marijuana Use, Binge Drinking Make It Harder For Teens To Quit Smoking

    Feb 1, 15 • 1282 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Marijuana Use, Binge Drinking Make It Harder For Teens To Quit Smoking

    Frequent marijuana use and alcohol binging substantially decrease the odds that a teenager will manage to stop smoking, a study published in 2014 in the journal Substance Abuse finds. Significant numbers of American teenagers smoke addictive,...

  • Teens Dangerous Driving Consequences Alcohol, Marijuana Use - TeenDrug

    Teens Report Dangerous Driving Among Consequences Of Alcohol, Marijuana Use

    Jan 23, 15 • 1342 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Teens Report Dangerous Driving Among Consequences Of Alcohol, Marijuana Use

    Unsafe driving was among the more alarming findings reported by teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke marijuana, say New York University researchers studying the harms associated with adolescent substance use. Significant numbers of American teenagers consume...

  • How Accurate Is ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teens - TeenDrug

    How Accurate Is The ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teenagers?

    Jan 20, 15 • 1409 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on How Accurate Is The ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teenagers?

    The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Tool is a short questionnaire developed by the World Health Organization in order to identify people likely affected by significant problems with alcohol, drugs/medications or nicotine/tobacco. This...

  • The Power & Impact Of The Media On Teen Substance Abuse - TeenRehab

    How Impactful Is The Media On Teen Substance Abuse?

    Jan 4, 15 • 1441 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on How Impactful Is The Media On Teen Substance Abuse?

    The media has always had a strong influence on the public, and young people are particularly susceptible to suggestion. Media contribution to substance abuse among teens is an important concern. What adolescents see on television and on the Internet has an...

  • Poor Attention Skills Increase Risk Of Teen Substance Abuse - TeenDrug

    Can Poor Attention Skills Increase Risk Of Teen Substance Abuse?

    Dec 5, 14 • 1365 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Can Poor Attention Skills Increase Risk Of Teen Substance Abuse?

    By Christi van Eyken Strong executive attention skills can help adolescents to avoid substance abuse problems, according to new research from the University of Oregon. The study, which also...

  • Is Your Teen Struggling - Drug Abuse In High School - Teen Drug Rehab

    Drug Abuse In High School

    Oct 21, 14 • 1541 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Drug Abuse In High School

    Substance abuse in high school is a real problem, although many parents are ignorant about the facts. It can be difficult to accept the truth about teen substance abuse, especially for parents of teens. You may think that your child...

  • Early Substance Use Leads To Risk For Treatment Later - TeenDrugRehabs

    Early Substance Use Leads To Greater Risk For Treatment Later

    Sep 19, 14 • 1427 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Early Substance Use Leads To Greater Risk For Treatment Later

    When a teenager begins experimenting with drugs or alcohol, this is called early initiation by experts in the substance abuse field. It’s a significant concern because...

  • What Is DMT And Are Teens Abusing It - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    What Is DMT And Are Teens Abusing It?

    Aug 13, 14 • 3482 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on What Is DMT And Are Teens Abusing It?

    Drug abuse in schools and among teens has always been an issue, but today young people have more access to more types of drugs than ever before. While in the past marijuana and magic mushrooms may have been the biggest concern, today kids are abusing...

  • Substance Use At School Indicates Additional At Home Problems

    Substance Use At School May Indicate Other Problems

    Aug 6, 14 • 1407 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Substance Use At School May Indicate Other Problems

    Teens who experiment with alcohol or drugs are considered by experts to have experienced “early initiation.” Early initiation is an important focus for those who develop strategies to reduce substance abuse. Teens that begin using alcohol or drugs are at...