Facts for Parents and Teens

  • Social Anxiety and Drug Use? Latest Research.

    April 23, 2015

    That First Drink, Hit, or Dose For years, therapists and researchers have known that anxiety and drug use were linked. However, researchers […]

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  • Study Links Teen Drug Abuse to TV Commercials

    April 14, 2015

    Most parents will worry about their child using drugs or alcohol. However, they may have something else they need to worry about: […]

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  • Teens with TBIs have a greater chance of using crystal meth, other drugs

    December 9, 2014

    Students in grades 9 through 12 in Ontario who experienced a traumatic brain injury were two to four times more likely to […]

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  • 5 Ways to Help Protect Your Child From Drug Abuse

    June 17, 2014

    As a parent, it is natural to wonder what is going on in your child’s life. Of all of the questions a […]

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  • 3 Common Excuses People Give to Avoid Addiction Treatment

    June 3, 2014

    Watching loved ones succumb to substance abuse can be one of the most heartbreaking things for friends and family members to witness. […]

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  • Study suggests problem drinking may stem from social cues

    May 15, 2014

    Addiction recovery is an individual experience that often requires the person with a history of drug or alcohol abuse to commit to […]

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  • Is addiction a disease? Research says yes!

    May 13, 2014

    Addiction recovery can be a difficult task without any other obstacles in the way of people seeking help for substance abuse issues. […]

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  • From Enabler to Rescuer, a Mother’s Day Story

    May 9, 2014

    Nicole lives in a world where, every day, mothers are helping to save the lives of their children. It’s not a pretty […]

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  • Study suggests coached extracurriculars prevent underage drinking, smoking

    May 8, 2014

    Like many forms of medicine, treatment that prevents a condition from ever occurring may be the best possible option. When it comes […]

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  • Learn about addiction and mental issues for Mental Health Awareness Month

    May 7, 2014

    For decades, drug and alcohol addiction was not categorized as a medical condition that required specialized treatment. Rehab centers still provided those […]

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