Posts Tagged ‘Triggers’

  • Teen Relapse Triggers

    Relapse Risks In Teenagers Recovering From Addiction

    Jul 29, 14 • 1471 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Relapse Risks In Teenagers Recovering From Addiction

    When a teenager begins experimenting with drugs or alcohol, experts refer to this as early initiation. While the teen, and possibly even his parents, may see experimentation as a normal part of adolescent life, there are serious risks associated with this...

  • Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet | Teen ADHD Treatment

    Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet?

    Feb 26, 14 • 1275 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Is There Potential For Treating ADHD With Diet?

    ADHD, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a troubling developmental disorder for many reasons; one reason is that diagnosed cases of it seem to be on the rise. Nearly...

  • 5 Tips To Address Teen Deception And Substance Abuse | Teen Drug Use

    5 Tips To Effectively Address Teen Deception And Substance Abuse

    Jan 2, 14 • 1927 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on 5 Tips To Effectively Address Teen Deception And Substance Abuse

    As a parent, it’s never a good feeling to think a son or daughter might be lying. And, it’s natural for a mother or father to want to believe their children, no matter how tall the tale or what the circumstances. But many a parent has been fooled by his...

  • Diet, Food Effecting ADHD | ADHD Causes | ADHD Symptoms

    Diet And ADHD: A Hidden Cause?

    Dec 9, 13 • 1561 Views • ADHD/ADDComments Off on Diet And ADHD: A Hidden Cause?

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a behavioral brain disorder that affects over five million children and teens in the United States. Diagnoses of the disorder have been on the rise and ADHD is now the most diagnosed disorder in kids and...

  • Signs Your Teen Is Suffering From Addiction | Teen Substance Abuse

    Signs Your Teen Is Suffering From Addiction

    Nov 19, 13 • 1553 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Signs Your Teen Is Suffering From Addiction

    A teen can begin using drugs or alcohol for a number of reasons. Teens may start to use substances out of simple curiosity and the desire to try something forbidden. They may try drugs or alcohol because it is what their friends are doing. They might begin...

  • Why Girls With ADHD At Increased Risk For Binge/Purge Eating Disorders

    Why Are Girls With ADHD At Increased Risk For Binge/Purge Eating Disorders?

    Nov 18, 13 • 2084 Views • ADHD/ADD, Eating DisordersComments Off on Why Are Girls With ADHD At Increased Risk For Binge/Purge Eating Disorders?

    Living with an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis is tough enough on its own. The condition makes it hard for kids to succeed in school, interact well socially and often leads to friction with authority figures like teachers and...

  • Child’s Peer Pressure Influences | Parents Talking About Drugs To Kids

    Peer Pressure May Begin Well Before Teen Years

    Nov 14, 13 • 3114 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Peer Pressure May Begin Well Before Teen Years

    Peer pressure is one of the most oft-cited factors contributing to substance use. Teens are coached in school drug prevention programs to stand up to peer pressure. They are given tools, such as rehearsed phrases aimed at declining drugs or alcohol, that...

  • Dysfunctional Family Roles In Addiction: The Lost, Forgotten Child

    Dysfunctional Family Roles In Addiction: The Lost Child

    Nov 5, 13 • 11206 Views • For the Parents, Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Dysfunctional Family Roles In Addiction: The Lost Child

    The roles taken on by children in a family struggling with a parent’s addiction are typically understood as survival strategies. The emotions that children feel when parents are unable to perform in their parenting roles, for any reason, are often very...

  • How To Help Teens After Rehab | Steps In Helping Teens During Recovery

    How To Help Teens After Rehab

    Nov 4, 13 • 1959 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on How To Help Teens After Rehab

    When your teen has spent weeks or months away from home getting help for an addiction, having them return home can feel almost as scary as it was leaving them at the rehab facility.  The teen’s addiction was affecting everyone in the household before...

  • Why Teen Girls More Prone To Drug Addiction - More Difficult To Treat

    Why Are Teen Girls More Prone To Addiction And More Difficult To Treat?

    Oct 31, 13 • 2387 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Why Are Teen Girls More Prone To Addiction And More Difficult To Treat?

    Recent research has proven that teenagers are more likely to get addicted to drugs or alcohol than adults. Differences in the brains of teens compared to adults simply make them more vulnerable to forming a habit. They engage in more risky behaviors and are...