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A Teen’s Brain: Warning Signs Every Parent Must Know

Figuring Out What's Going On in a Teen's Brain Teenagers are sometimes challenging to bring up. If you are a parent of a teenage daughter or son, you might have experienced frequent mood changes, estrangement from you, and changing hobbies and other interests. Many parents have a hard time deciding which of their teen’s behaviors [...]

By |2018-11-14T02:05:39+00:00October 17th, 2018|Teen Addiction|Comments Off on A Teen’s Brain: Warning Signs Every Parent Must Know

Barbiturate Abuse and its Impact on Teenagers

The thought of your teen abusing barbiturates can be traumatizing. Sadly, the rate at which teens are abusing drugs, barbiturates included is increasing each day. With increasing technology and exposure, teenagers can access drugs easily via the internet. But, what are barbiturates? Barbiturates are depressants that produce a relaxing effect on the body when used. [...]

By |2018-11-14T02:41:13+00:00September 11th, 2018|Teen Addiction|Comments Off on Barbiturate Abuse and its Impact on Teenagers

Teenage Vaping – Should We Do More to Stop It

Teen Vaping: How Common Is It and Should We Be Concerned? For the past few years, teenage cigarette usage was at an all-time low. Thanks to plenty of informative public health warnings, most teens knew that the risks of using cigarettes far outweighed the benefits. Though cigarette usage might be down, more and more teens [...]

By |2018-11-14T02:50:16+00:00September 4th, 2018|Teen Addiction|Comments Off on Teenage Vaping – Should We Do More to Stop It

OMG – My Kid is Addicted to Their Phone

OMG - My Kid is Addicted to Their Phone It isn’t uncommon for parents of teens to hear the saying that raising kids is one of the most challenging jobs they’ll ever have. The reason for this is because we never know for sure what they’re thinking, what they’ll do next, or how they’ll react [...]

By |2018-07-26T14:17:09+00:00July 24th, 2018|Teen Addiction|Comments Off on OMG – My Kid is Addicted to Their Phone

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