fbpx
August 5, 2020

The Marijuana Myth

The Marijuana Myth  Michael Parker* asked his doctor to prescribe medical marijuana for his back pain. At first, he smoked only a couple times a week […]
August 3, 2020

Don’t Let Drugs Hijack Your Teen’s Passions

  Adolescence is a pivotal time when important social and intellectual skills develop. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, by the time they are seniors in high school, […]
July 17, 2020

‘Did You do Drugs?’

‘Did You do Drugs?’ At some point, the dreaded question – usually posed by middle school-age kids,but can come from any child’s mouth at any time […]
July 15, 2020

The Tipping Point

  The Tipping Point  As with almost everything in life, there is a point when something beneficial has the potential to turn into something unhealthy. This […]
June 29, 2020

The Danger of Under-Diagnosis

  The danger of under-diagnosis and incomplete treatment  Despite research that clearly signifies a high correlation and close relationship between eating disorders and addictions, many parents […]
June 26, 2020

Bad Habit or Addiction

  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 […]
June 24, 2020

Think Your Child May Be Using Drugs?

Signs of the Times Think your child or teen may be using drugs? The following behaviors can be warning signs of problems related to alcohol or […]
June 1, 2020

Addiction and Eating Disorders

  A toxic and often secret partnership    At school and in the media, school-aged youth are bombarded with unhealthy, unrealistic messages about being thin, popular, attractive, […]
May 25, 2020

Tide Pods

  As if there weren’t enough dangers to worry about in your teen’s life, ingesting laundry detergent seems to be among the new concerns. Although not actually a drug in the traditional […]
en English
X