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June 10, 2021

The Nicotine Hook 

  The effort to put an end to teenage smoking, or smoking in general has been going on for decades. It is no secret that cigarettes […]
June 1, 2021

Bad Habit or Something More

Bad Habit or Addiction: How to Tell the Difference  “Addictions rarely happen suddenly, unless it’s something like heroin,” says Nowinski. “Generally, they creep up on you.” […]
May 23, 2021

Dangers Lurking in our Medicine Cabinets

Beware the 300 Foot Cliff in Your Medicine Cabinet We’re all diligent about fencing our pools, forcing helmets on precious heads, and buckling our kids in […]
May 14, 2021

Three Keys to Prevention

The three main points when educating parents about prescription drug misuse are the following:   Communicate with kids – Remember that children whose parents talk with […]
May 5, 2021

Early Drug Use Ups Addiction Risk 

  Substance use does not necessarily lead to addiction or problem use, but trying any drug or alcohol increases the risk. As the quantity and frequency […]
April 26, 2021

Special K

The Dangerous Dose   Ketamine hydrochloride is typically used as an anesthetic for minor surgeries or as a tranquilizer in animals. In recent years, however, it’s […]
April 17, 2021

Edibles

  The consumption of edibles, baked goods or candies that contain marijuana is at an all-time high among teens, making marijuana use more popular than tobacco. […]
April 8, 2021

Emotional Regulation is Key

Emotional regulation is a key to success for young people, many of whom are at great risk for developing anxiety, depression and mental disorders—factors that can […]
March 30, 2021

Crystal Comeback

As the opioid crisis grows worse, other threats have seemed to take a backseat. Right now, crystal meth use is skyrocketing without much attention. According to […]
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