My Teenager is Making Me Depressed

My Teenager is Making Me Depressed

Depression can strike at any time, even among parents. According to data from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey, five percent of parents in two-parent households and 11 percent of single parents experience at least two symptoms of depression.1 Parents of...
Adolescent Mental Health Treatment and Risk Factors

Adolescent Mental Health Treatment and Risk Factors

This article is part of a series. For the fully designed ebook, click here. Risk Factors and Protective Factors for Adolescent Mental Illness Some adolescents have a higher risk than others for developing a mental illness, including a substance use disorder. According...
Is Vaping Marijuana Safe?

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe?

Smoking marijuana, either recreationally or for medicinal purposes, poses health risks to the respiratory system that can be similar to smoking tobacco. Some people believe that alternatively using a marijuana vaporizer for inhalation reduces these risks and makes...
Family, Family, Family

Family, Family, Family

A friend told me that once you say something 3 times, people tend to remember it. So please, remember, family, family, family! Not only is it important to successful addiction treatment, but family may very well be the greatest and most powerful factor for helping...