When people talk about addiction they usually mean drug or alcohol addiction, but the fact is that there are dozens of different types of addictions. And the sad truth is that most of us have a certain type of addiction, the thing is we don’t know it and we don’t acknowledge it as such. A […]
More and more teenagers are becoming addicted to something, alcohol, cigarettes, drugs even technology like cell phones and internet, they simply cannot live without those things. But the most critical form of abuse is substance abuse. Substance abuse like drugs and alcohol may cause unimaginable consequences for a teenager, so once parents see the symptoms they should act immediately. This is the perfect place to inform yourself about the symptoms of drug abuse, but in this article we will cover the next step, alcohol and drug rehab.
In the past decade technology has developed considerably, now every kid has a cell phone and every teenager has a computer. We must admit that in this day and age having a cell phone and a computer is necessary, but is there a chance of misuse of this technology or is it affecting our children in a negative manner? Unfortunately the answer is yes, overuse of cell phones and computers can have negative effects on our children.
It is amazing how fast things can change; how pure innocence can turn to arrogance and adventuresome. It seems up until your first year in high school, you feel safe from anything. You are preoccupied with life as how you knew it from the start, when in school you’re intrigued to hear rumors in junior […]
Youth drug use is here to stay. According to the government Office of Supplied Studies, drug use is strongest in people from the ages of 14-22. For example, 11 in 100 of youths aged 14-15 used drugs in the past month, according to one featured study. There are answers to this problem, and some which […]
Because sexual activities are activities that also involves teen nowadays, the problem with the rising number of teens who acquire sexually transmitted diseases have also become an issue. Teens are generally hard to control and more often than not, some of them are defiant and rebellious. Due to this fact, parents and authoritative persons find […]
Many children and adolescents use alcohol and other drugs. Some develop serious problems which require professional help to control. Such as inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, twelve step programs, and dual diagnosis units for individuals with emotional and substance abuse problems. There are a variety of substance abuse treatment programs. The decision to get treatment for […]
Oftentimes, we associate the phrase substance abuse with addiction to illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin and maybe alcohol and tobacco. These substances are known to cause many health, social and financial problems. But there are other substances that can be, and are addicting and can be abused. Caffeine and sugar that are found on […]