Archive for the ‘For the Parents’ Category

  • Maternal Support For Anxiety Disorder | Alcohol Use Disorder

    How Mom’s Support Is Key In Helping Anxious Kids Avoid Alcohol

    Jun 27, 14 • 2835 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on How Mom’s Support Is Key In Helping Anxious Kids Avoid Alcohol

    Anxiety disorder is the common name for a group of officially defined mental health conditions centered on prominent and potentially debilitating reactions to everyday and unusual stress. People affected by one of these conditions may have increased odds of...

  • Graduation, Drinking And Tragedy - A Common Cocktail

    Graduation, Drinking And Tragedy: A Common Cocktail

    Jun 9, 14 • 2806 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Graduation, Drinking And Tragedy: A Common Cocktail

    When Aria and her brother Davin were growing up, their parents were famous for throwing parties. They were a family of gourmands and loved to host brunches, dinner parties and cocktail toasts. The best champagne flowed even at the most casual occasions, and...

  • Warning Signs Your Child May Be Prone To Addiction | Teen Drug Abuse

    Warning Signs Your Child May Be Prone To Addiction

    May 27, 14 • 4232 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Warning Signs Your Child May Be Prone To Addiction

    Colton’s parents had become so overwhelmed by their own lives that they began to neglect the emotional lives of their sons. When Colton was a little boy, he was active and playful, fit and social. His hair was a corona of light, and his eyes blue gemstones...

  • Can Boredom Lead To Teen Drug Addiction

    Can Boredom Lead To Teen Drug Addiction?

    Apr 8, 14 • 6812 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Can Boredom Lead To Teen Drug Addiction?

    “I’m bored!” For the parents of teenagers, that’s an all-too-familiar complaint. You hear it on rainy afternoons, sunny days, at the house, and even on vacation. Not to mention, all throughout summer and Christmas breaks.  As parents, you may be...

  • How Parents Can Help Teens During Recovery

    How Parents Can Help Teens During Recovery

    Mar 31, 14 • 2922 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on How Parents Can Help Teens During Recovery

    Teens who complete a drug or alcohol rehab program have taken some hard steps toward regaining control over their lives. But parents need to be alert to the fact that healing and recovery continue long after the teen returns home. How mom and dad react can...

  • Find Out How Teen Drug Ab

    Find Out How Teen Drug Abuse Prevention Begins At Home

    Mar 17, 14 • 3391 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Find Out How Teen Drug Abuse Prevention Begins At Home

    Parents never imagine that their child could get mixed up in drug addiction. But it’s because conversations never turn to the dangers of drug abuse that children are more likely to explore those dangerous waters.  Despite the millions of dollars and man...

  • Why Tween Alcohol Consumption Often Goes Unnoticed By Parents

    Why Tween Alcohol Consumption Often Goes Unnoticed By Parents

    Mar 7, 14 • 2603 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Why Tween Alcohol Consumption Often Goes Unnoticed By Parents

    Parents worried about alcohol consumption typically do not begin to wonder whether their teen is prepared for the pressures of alcohol consumption until their child is a teenager. However, tweens are often presented with opportunities to try alcohol, and...

  • What Should You Do If Your Teen Is Depressed | Teen Depression SIgns

    What Should You Do If Your Teen Is Depressed?

    Feb 25, 14 • 3056 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on What Should You Do If Your Teen Is Depressed?

    Teen depression is a real issue. Because teens are naturally a bit temperamental and secretive, it can be hard to know whether what your teen is going through is a normal part of adolescent development or something more serious. There are signs to watch for...

  • Parents Support Legalized Marijuana Concerned About Protecting Youth

    Why Are Parents Who Support Legalized Marijuana Concerned About Protecting Youth?

    Feb 12, 14 • 3349 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Why Are Parents Who Support Legalized Marijuana Concerned About Protecting Youth?

    Colorado and Washington have decided to legalize marijuana use, but that decision brings a host of other questions to be answered: How to test for and deal with marijuana-impaired drivers? Who can sell marijuana and where? Where will it be okay for people to...

  • How To Prevent Substance Use In Your Teen Using Social Media

    How To Prevent Substance Use In Your Teen Using Social Media

    Feb 4, 14 • 3314 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on How To Prevent Substance Use In Your Teen Using Social Media

    Parents are often at a loss when it comes to talking with their teens. Whether they fear a blank stare or having to deal with a disrespectful response, parents often imagine that they will not be able to connect with their child. However, it is critical that...