2019 National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week January 22-27th

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in […]

How to Support Your Adolescent Child Through Dual Diagnosis Treatment

If it will be a few days before your teen heads to treatment, find out as much as you can about the program, including what types of therapies are used, the sorts of recreational and social activities that are available and what a daily routine will look like. Knowing these things ahead of time will […]

Improving Communication with your Teenager

If you have problems getting through when you try to talk to your teenager, there may some ways to improve communication. Too many parents fall into the trap of engaging with their teenagers in a confrontational way. Instead of having conversations with their teenagers, they end up bickering or nagging. Research suggests teenagers switch off […]