Posts Tagged ‘Prevention’

  • Video Documents The Faces Of Drug Arrests To Show The Physical Toll Of Addiction

    Video Documents The Faces Of Drug Arrests To Show The Physical Toll Of Addiction

    May 1, 14 • 3403 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Video Documents The Faces Of Drug Arrests To Show The Physical Toll Of Addiction

    A decade after the shocking “Faces of Meth” campaign—documenting the clear impact of meth abuse through mug shots—the website Rehabs.com has released a new video showing how abuse of different drugs can affect the appearance of people struggling with...

  • Why Do Teens Abuse Drugs And Alcohol

    Why Do Teens Abuse Drugs And Alcohol?

    Apr 25, 14 • 3671 Views • Substance Abuse, UncategorizedComments Off on Why Do Teens Abuse Drugs And Alcohol?

    Drinking and drug use are significant problems for a large number of American teenagers. However, not all teens begin or continue their involvement in substance use for the same reasons. In a study published in December 2013 in the journal Psychology of...

  • How To Prevent Teen Depression

    How To Prevent Teen Depression

    Apr 21, 14 • 3259 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on How To Prevent Teen Depression

    Teen depression is more than just teenage angst. It’s real and it’s affecting a growing number of young people. A newly published clinical trial showed how cognitive behavioral therapy can be highly effective in preventing episodes of teen depression. The...

  • 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...

  • NIDA Makes It Easier To Find Drug Information

    How Is The NIDA Making It Easier To Find Drug Information?

    Mar 24, 14 • 2669 Views • NewsComments Off on How Is The NIDA Making It Easier To Find Drug Information?

    The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, provides information, supports research and pushes for better policies and practices on drug abuse and addiction. In this digital information era, NIDA is using better...

  • Does Childhood Poverty Affect Substance Use In Adolescents

    Does Childhood Poverty Affect Substance Use In Adolescents?

    Mar 21, 14 • 6508 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Does Childhood Poverty Affect Substance Use In Adolescents?

    Kids who grow up financially disadvantaged face challenges and stresses that wealthier children never know. Those early struggles put them at greater risk for some negative behaviors,...

  • 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...

  • What Are The Differences In Crack And Powder Cocaine Use Among High School Students

    What Are The High School Trends Of Crack And Powder Cocaine?

    Mar 12, 14 • 4252 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on What Are The High School Trends Of Crack And Powder Cocaine?

    Identifying teens most at risk for early initiation requires understanding the specific risk factors associated with each drug. Data related to cocaine use generally lumps together both crack and powder cocaine use, but as discussed in an article appearing on...

  • 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...

  • Teen Drug Abuse - The Shocking Stats | Teen Addiction Treatment

    Teen Drug Abuse – The Shocking Stats

    Mar 5, 14 • 4932 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Teen Drug Abuse – The Shocking Stats

    Placing blame for the growing problem of teen drug abuse differs from one expert to another. Some may blame it on confusing messages when drugs like marijuana are made legal. Some may blame it on popular media which normalizes drug use. Still others may blame...