Teen Marijuana abuse and its effect on the Brain

Frequent marijuana use can have a significant negative effect on the brains of teenagers and young adults As marijuana continues to gain acceptance all around the nation after its legalization for medical and recreational use in some states, one important point is being omitted from the narrative. What about our teen’s. After all, they are our […]
By |January 28th, 2015|Teen Health|0 Comments

11 Hidden Warning Signs of Teen Drug or Teen Alcohol Addiction

Do you know the signs of teen drug abuse or teen alcohol addiction? Do you know what to do if you suspect your teen has a problem? Here is a list of 11 warning signs of teen drug or teen alcohol addiction. Taken one by one, some of these signs may appear to be typical teenage behaviors, […]
By |January 22nd, 2015|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

Teen Alcohol Drug Abuse and Sex don’t mix

Mixing sex with teen alcohol drug abuse increases the chances of unintended pregnancy, and exposure to sexually transmitted infections. Experts say adolescents should be made aware of how using drugs and alcohol can lead to sexual activities that may change their lives forever. While drinking and having sex may be unofficially authorized milestones in the typical […]
By |January 21st, 2015|Drug Trends|0 Comments

What should I do if my friend needs help for teen drug abuse?

There are many ways to help and support your friend from teen drug abuse, but in the end it will be your friend’s decision. Sometimes our teens don’t think or know they have a drug problem or refuse to believe they are addicted or dependent. They often go through a stage called denial. If you […]
By |January 20th, 2015|Teen Educational Information|0 Comments

5 tips on how to talk to your child about Teen Drugs and Alcohol

Guest Blog Victoria Legra LMHC, CAP, CCHT/AC Let’s face it – drugs and alcohol are everywhere you look in society today. Whether they are illicit, over-the-counter or prescribed – teens are constantly exposed to drugs and alcohol via movies, television, school, friends and even in your home. You may have them in your cabinet or a family […]
By |January 13th, 2015|Parents and Teens|0 Comments