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Drug Abuse Statistics Show That Substance Abuse a Growing Problem

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by .

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Drug abuse is a serious problem in the United States. The Abuse of alcohol illicit drugs and tobacco cost our nation more than 700 billion dollars a year. These costs are related to lost work, health care and crime. One of the biggest issues with drug abuse is the fact that it can easily lead […]

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Parents: Use these Tips to Keep Your Teen Safe from Substance Use

Posted on 19. May, 2016 by .

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It’s hard to shield your teen from all the dangers there are in the world. And knowing that dangers exist might make it hard to send them out into adulthood. However, there are ways that you can support your child in making the best decisions for themselves as they slowly let go of childhood and […]

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5 Common Teen Addictions and Their Traits

Posted on 20. May, 2015 by .

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Studies have shown a rise in teen addictions. Though they may not all be related to substance abuse, they can have negative effects on the child’s life. Below are five of the common teen addictions and their traits. 1. Prescription Drugs Many teens have found prescription drugs to be a convenient alternative to traditional drugs […]

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Teen Addiction Treatment: Why Can’t Teens Quit On Their Own?

Posted on 11. Jul, 2014 by .

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Many teens believe that once they make the decision to stop drinking or using drugs, they will. They believe at the outset that they can stop without treatment and that their personal will alone will work. However, ending an addiction isn’t always that easy. Sure, there are many people who simply make the decision to stop, […]

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Three New Ways Kids Get “High”

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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All teenagers yearn for independence; it is as natural a part of growing up as learning to walk and talk. Part of this yearning applies to their nearly-adult bodies, over which they are exerting new levels of control. And as if their burgeoning sexuality was not enough of a minefield on its own, society continues […]

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Two Reasons Why Teens’ Developing Brains Are Wired For Addiction

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

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Teen use of alcohol, cigarettes, and illegal drugs should be a constant source of concern for everybody involved in any teenager’s life. The younger a child begins experimenting with addictive substances, the more damage those substances can do. Even a single use of a harmful substance can create an addiction that is difficult to overcome. […]

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