Posts Tagged ‘Teenage Drug Use’

  • 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 • 2600 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...

  • Drug Abuse Trends & Stats For Teens - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Teen Abuse Of Prescription Painkillers Dropped In 2014…But What About Other Drug Abuse Trends?

    Feb 24, 15 • 2277 Views • Prescription Drug AddictionComments Off on Teen Abuse Of Prescription Painkillers Dropped In 2014…But What About Other Drug Abuse Trends?

    Teen abuse of prescription opioid drugs decreased in 2014, according to the ongoing Monitoring the Future (MTF) study conducted by the University of Michigan. However, abuse of other kinds of prescription drugs remained at the same levels as previous years....

  • What is DMT and What are its Dangers - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    What Is DMT And Should You Be Worried For Your Teen?

    Feb 17, 15 • 3208 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on What Is DMT And Should You Be Worried For Your Teen?

    Teenagers have always taken risks. They are experimental by nature. In many ways this independent and daring streak is a positive thing. It allows young people to explore the world and to find out their place in it. Sometimes, though, the need to take risks...

  • 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 • 1933 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...

  • Triple C What It Is, Side Effects, Protect Teen - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    What Is Triple C And Should You Be Worried?

    Feb 13, 15 • 3916 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on What Is Triple C And Should You Be Worried?

    Teens abuse over-the-counter cold medicines because these products can get them high and because access is easy. Triple C abuse is a term that refers to abuse of any cold medicine, and teens will abuse them because they can walk into any drug store and make a...

  • Which High School Seniors Are Most Likely To Use MDMA - TeenDrugRehabs

    Which High School Seniors Are Most Likely To Use MDMA?

    Feb 6, 15 • 2350 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on Which High School Seniors Are Most Likely To Use MDMA?

    Teenagers’ incomes and substance abuse histories can be used to predict who is most likely to use MDMA (Molly, Ecstasy), an illegal drug that straddles the line between stimulants and hallucinogens, a new study finds...

  • Connection Between Brain Injury & Teen Substance Use - TeenDrugRehabs

    The Link Between Teen Drug Use And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Feb 3, 15 • 2197 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on The Link Between Teen Drug Use And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Teenagers in the U.S. use or abuse a range of illicit or illegal drugs and medications, including things such as marijuana, prescription stimulants, opioid painkillers, crystal methamphetamine, MDMA (Ecstasy, Molly), cocaine and hallucinogens. A number of...

  • North Carolina Rise In Teen Prescription Drug Deaths - TeenDrugRehabs

    North Carolina Sees Surge In Teen Prescription Overdose Deaths

    Jan 30, 15 • 2767 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....

  • Teens Dangerous Driving Consequences Alcohol, Marijuana Use - TeenDrug

    Teens Report Dangerous Driving Among Consequences Of Alcohol, Marijuana Use

    Jan 23, 15 • 2251 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Teens Report Dangerous Driving Among Consequences Of Alcohol, Marijuana Use

    Unsafe driving was among the more alarming findings reported by teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke marijuana, say New York University researchers studying the harms associated with adolescent substance use. Significant numbers of American teenagers consume...

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

    How Accurate Is The ASSIST Substance Screening Tool For Teenagers?

    Jan 20, 15 • 2419 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...