Posts Tagged ‘Prevention’

  • Teen With Pills- Prevention Program NOPE-TeenDrugRehabs.com

    New Prevention Program Wants Teens To Say NOPE

    Apr 24, 15 • 2577 Views • Featured, Prescription Drug AddictionComments Off on New Prevention Program Wants Teens To Say NOPE

    A new drug prevention program has been created to teach middle school and high school students about the dangers of abusing prescription opiates. The program, known as Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE), launched in the states of Illinois and...

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    Why You Need To Talk To Your Teen About Cold Medicine

    Apr 21, 15 • 2726 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Why You Need To Talk To Your Teen About Cold Medicine

    It may seem silly, but if you have a teenager, you need to talk to him about the dangers of abusing over-the-counter cough and cold medicines. Although a number of brands and generic products can be abused this way, a common slang term for any such cold...

  • Guiding Teens Substance Abuse Mental Health Disorders-TeenDrugRehabs

    The Mental Health Effects Of Teen Substance Abuse – How To Help Your Teen!

    Apr 5, 15 • 2080 Views • Featured, Mental HealthComments Off on The Mental Health Effects Of Teen Substance Abuse – How To Help Your Teen!

    While impending mental disorders are not the fates of all teens who experiment with drugs or drinking, mental health is an important factor to consider when thinking about how drug and alcohol abuse affect young people. Substance abuse and mental illness...

  • Factors To See If Your Child Is At Risk For Addiction - Teen Rehab

    Is Your Child At Risk For Addiction?

    Mar 10, 15 • 1260 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Is Your Child At Risk For Addiction?

    As a parent you want the best for your child. You want him to be happy and healthy and to be successful in life. Drug or alcohol addiction is not a part of that plan. In doing the best for your child and preparing him to be a healthy, happy adult, it is...

  • Steroid Use In Teen Athletes - Teen Rehab

    Steroid Use In Teen Athletes – Talking To Your Teen About The Facts

    Mar 8, 15 • 1270 Views • Steroid Drug UseComments Off on Steroid Use In Teen Athletes – Talking To Your Teen About The Facts

    Getting involved in sports is a great way for a teen to be active and involved. Athletics help keep young people in shape, give them a way to be social and learn teamwork skills and keep them occupied in a healthy way. On the downside, the pressure to perform...

  • What Parents Of Teens Can Do To Prevent Teen Drug Abuse - TeenRehab

    Medicated Teens More Likely To Abuse Drugs – What Parents Can Do!

    Feb 27, 15 • 1464 Views • Featured, For the ParentsComments Off on Medicated Teens More Likely To Abuse Drugs – What Parents Can Do!

    A recent study found that teens taking anti-anxiety or sleep aid prescriptions are significantly more likely than their peers to abuse prescription medications. Many parents worry about their teens getting into illegal drugs, but the truth is that abuse of...

  • Facts About Substance Abuse To Help You Talk To Your Teen - TeenDrug

    Facts About Substance Abuse To Help You Talk To Your Teen

    Feb 15, 15 • 1140 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Facts About Substance Abuse To Help You Talk To Your Teen

    You want your teen to be safe, and part of that is teaching him to make good choices about drugs and alcohol. You have peer pressure working against you, a powerful force, but as a parent you still have the upper hand. The best thing you can do to encourage...

  • North Carolina Rise In Teen Prescription Drug Deaths - TeenDrugRehabs

    North Carolina Sees Surge In Teen Prescription Overdose Deaths

    Jan 30, 15 • 1562 Views • NewsComments Off on North Carolina Sees Surge In Teen Prescription Overdose Deaths

    North Carolina is currently experiencing an alarming increase in prescription overdose deaths, with both teens and adults falling victim to this unfortunate trend. Prescription drug abuse is a problem that has exploded over the last decade across the country....

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

    How Accurate Is The ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teenagers?

    Jan 20, 15 • 1353 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...

  • Now Is The Time - Protect Your Teen From Peer Pressure - TeenRehab

    How To Protect Your Teen From Peer Pressure

    Jan 16, 15 • 1372 Views • Featured, For the ParentsComments Off on How To Protect Your Teen From Peer Pressure

    Peer pressure is a powerful force. If you remember being a teenager, which most of us do with regret, you know just how important it is for young people to fit in with their peers. We all want to be a part of the group and to avoid being too different. In...