Posts Tagged ‘Prevention’

  • The Cost Of Bullying - 7 Ways To Stop Bullying - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    The Cost Of Bullying – 7 Ways To Stop It!

    Aug 12, 14 • 2306 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on The Cost Of Bullying – 7 Ways To Stop It!

    A stark background. Window blinds. A tearful teenaged face. Flash cards with words scrawled on them. “I look like I’m happy. Well I’m not. What all you see is the fake me,” and then he goes on to describe, in black and white,...

  • The Dangers Of Underage Drinking - Teen Drug Rehabs

    The Dangers Of Underage Drinking

    Aug 5, 14 • 2282 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Dangers Of Underage Drinking

    Alcohol is the leading substance of abuse among kids ages 12 to 20 years. In spite of the fact that underage drinking can be dangerous and is considered criminal behavior,...

  • Teen Relapse Triggers

    Relapse Risks In Teenagers Recovering From Addiction

    Jul 29, 14 • 2500 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...

  • How To Identify Risk For Alcohol Addiction | Alcohol Abuse Factors

    How To Identify Risk For Alcohol Addiction Before It Takes Hold

    Jul 3, 14 • 2540 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How To Identify Risk For Alcohol Addiction Before It Takes Hold

    Some individuals consume alcohol in moderate quantities over the course of their entire adult lives. They may drink when they attend a party or get together with friends, but they rarely consume more than a drink or two, and almost never drink to excess....

  • Rock ’n’ Roll Sound Therapy For Youth | Alternative Addiction Treatment

    How Is Rock ’n’ Roll Sound Therapy For At-Risk Youth?

    Jul 2, 14 • 2258 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on How Is Rock ’n’ Roll Sound Therapy For At-Risk Youth?

    The Graham Windham School in Hastings, N.Y., is home to 300 at-risk day and resident students. As the first foster care institution in the United States, the Graham School strives to meet the needs of children and teens who have been referred to it by the...

  • Maternal Support For Anxiety Disorder | Alcohol Use Disorder

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

    Jun 27, 14 • 2324 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...

  • Facts About Teenage Drinking | Threat Of Teen Drinking

    The Threat Of Teen Drinking

    Jun 23, 14 • 3134 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Threat Of Teen Drinking

    Abusing drugs and drinking in high school are real problems for the public health as well as for the individuals these behaviors impact. Drugs and alcohol facts and statistics paint a frightening picture...

  • New Tool To Make Adolescent Depression Screening Standard

    Could A New Tool Make Adolescent Depression Screening Standard?

    Jun 17, 14 • 2341 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Could A New Tool Make Adolescent Depression Screening Standard?

    When you visit the family physician you expect the doctor to check your child’s eyes, gait, reflexes and heartbeat. But researchers say they have devised a very simple way to check young people for depression as well. The tool is simple enough to use in the...

  • Do Coached Sports Lower Drinking, Smoking Risk For Early Teens

    Do Coached Sports Lower Drinking, Smoking Risk For Early Teens?

    Jun 16, 14 • 2374 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Do Coached Sports Lower Drinking, Smoking Risk For Early Teens?

    Middle school is an awkward stage of life. It’s a time when kids are changing a lot physically and emotionally and the transition can be bumpy. But a new study shows that taking part in a well-organized team sport can make part of that transitional phase a...

  • Prescription Drugs Stolen At Open Houses | Prescription Drug Treatment

    Prescription Drugs Stolen At Open Houses

    Jun 3, 14 • 2436 Views • Prescription Drug AddictionComments Off on Prescription Drugs Stolen At Open Houses

    Prescription drug addiction has become a public health crisis. More people abuse prescription medications today than ever before, and overdose deaths from prescription drugs are also on the rise. It’s now been reported that addicts are raiding medicine...