Cocaine Use Among Teens

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Cocaine is a powerful drug that can be snorted, injected when dissolved in water, ingested, or smoked as crack. It is often referred to as coke, snow, flake, blow, or other terms. Cocaine is highly addictive and dangerous. According to the NIDA about eight percent of high-school seniors have used cocaine. What are the signs […]

Ecstasy and Teens: What Most Parents are Unaware of?

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Ecstasy is a recreational drug used by young adults in clubs and rave parties to get a heightened sense of enjoyment. Ecstasy is available easily in clubs as a pill or a capsule and its effect lasts for a few hours. Other side effects include insomnia, irritation and depression in the subsequent days. Ecstasy was […]

Methamphetamine Use among Teens

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Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant that affects mood. It can cause long-term damage to the brain’s ability to control mood, therefore users often feel depressed and cannot experience happiness after they stop using. It is a highly addictive drug that comes in many forms. It can be ingested, injected, smoked, or snorted. About 4.9% of […]

At-Risk Youth Programs

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At-risk youth programs are aimed at teenagers with a tendency to drug abuse, alcoholism and suicide. At-risk youth programs hope to give these misguided youth another chance at a better life so that they can be financially independent. These youth may drop out of school and have young families. However, with no means of supporting […]