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How to Educate Your Kids About Substance Abuse

By Lisa OBrien

If your children know that you want them to make smart choices and are involved in their development as they grow up, they will... Continue Reading

7 Drug Slang Terms All Parents Should Know About

By Lisa OBrien

The list of slang terms for drugs, drug use and paraphernalia goes on and on. No matter what socio-economic class teens live in... Continue Reading

How to Deal with the Guilt of Raising an Addict

By Colleen Marlett

As parents we project onto ourselves—either positive or negative—aspects of our children's lives. Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Better Connect with Your Teen

By Colleen Marlett

No matter how well adjusted we think we are as parents or how "unlike" our parents we are, the truth is our kids don't usually ... Continue Reading

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The Most Important Resources for Teens

If you’re a teen or young adult struggling with drug or alcohol abuse issues, depression, or other types of hardship, know that... Continue Reading

5 Arguments Teens Use for Smoking Weed That Are Totally False

By Joanne Chu

If you’ve ever had a conversation with a teen about smoking marijuana, you know just how skilled they are in crafting arguments... Continue Reading

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The Invisible Ones: Children of Addicts

By Toshia Humphries

While recovering parents have opportunities to share their stories and experiences in the treatment process, children of recove... Continue Reading

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Signs That Signify Your Teen Might Be Using

By Elizabeth Seward

If you’re a parent of a teen (or even a pre-teen), keep your eyes vigilantly peeled for the following red flags. Any one of the... Continue Reading

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Loving Your Kids to Death: The Hard Truth About Parenting in Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

Parenting is a challenge regardless of circumstance. However, when your kid is an addict, the parent role can become a confusin... Continue Reading

6 Ways to Cope With Your Child’s Addiction

By Elizabeth Seward

Your emotions will likely be all over the place when you learn your child is struggling with addiction, but there are still thi... Continue Reading

How to Get Your Teen into Treatment

By Dominica Applegate

If your teen is struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, here are certain things you must consider in order to get him or her... Continue Reading

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Bullying and Substance Abuse: What We Can Do

By M. Lujan

We can prevent children from experiencing the scarring mental and long-lasting emotional problems that come with bullying if we... Continue Reading

A Safe Haven to Recover in College

By Joanne Chu

Organizations like The Haven at College make sobriety both fun and easy on campus. Continue Reading

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How to Be Sober and Strong in College

By Elizabeth Seward

Unfortunately, binge drinking every weekend have become part of college culture—but it doesn't have to be the default way. Here... Continue Reading

3 Questions to Help Gauge Your Trust in Another Parent

By Elizabeth Seward

Leaving your child to another adult’s supervision may be uncomfortable, but spending some time with the individual can help eas... Continue Reading