Teen girl holding her head in her hands. Could she be a drug-addicted teen?
    March 19, 2018
    Six Ways a Parent Can Help a Drug-Addicted Teen

    If coping with a personal drug addiction is tough, learning that your child is addicted can be terrifying. Your first impulse may be to ignore the signs and hope the problem is “just a phase.…

    Bright colored lights as two hand exchange a pill at a party. Could this be the first step toward teen addiction?
    September 30, 2016
    How to Reduce the Possibility of Teen Addiction

    How teen addiction begins At one time or another, most teens find themselves in situations that involve making difficult decisions regarding alcohol and drugs. The choices teens make can not only hav…

    Young boy desperately hanging on to his father's arm. Addiction Impacts child custody.
    May 30, 2016
    Addiction Impacts Child Custody: The Likelihood of Retaining Custody

    The nationwide discussion on addiction and its treatment at recovery centers is incomplete without the mention of how addiction impacts child custody disputes. According to the U.S. Department of Heal…

    Health teens playing in fall leaves. Social interactions can help prevent teenage drug addiction.
    March 14, 2016
    Mental illness and Drug Abuse in Teens

    Teens who experience depression, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses are likely to fall prey to substance abuse and teenage drug addiction. This is called “comorbidity,” which deve…