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Do I Have a Technology Addiction?

From the toddler gripping the colorful screen of a tablet, to the teen locked in their room attached to a computer, to the adult with their eyes glued to a phone during social interactions; we are aware of the pervasiveness of technology around us. Although technology addiction is not presently in [...]

2019-08-23T15:09:00+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Addiction, News, Teen/Young Adult|

What is “Drunkorexia?”

  “You got to eat if you’re going to drink.” I still remember my doctor’s cautionary words from more than a decade ago before I left for college. But an eating disorder that you may never have heard of is becoming a dangerous trend, especially on college campuses. Skipping meals [...]

2019-01-13T16:53:36+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, News, Rehabilitation, Teen/Young Adult|

Keeping Up with Teen Drug Slang

Evolving Slang Is your teen robotripping? Getting crunk on CCC? Making friends with Georgia Home Boy? Confused yet? It's common knowledge that teen slang is changing at an incredible rate. The use of social media and personal devices has created a whole new world of slang terms and abbreviations for [...]

2018-11-22T00:46:41+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Addiction, Blog, Controlled Substances, Drug Information, Teen/Young Adult|

5 Ways to Stay Sober This Halloween

We can all remember the fun and excitement of Halloween when we were kids. Picking out your favorite costume and knocking on your neighbor's doors on a mission for a pillowcase or plastic pumpkin full of candy. There is so much Halloween fun to remember as kid that you might [...]

How to Encourage Your Child to Avoid Drugs

Recent statistics from drug campaign group Monitoring The Future (MTF) reveal that frequent drug use among 12th graders is as high as 23%. Whilst many schools provide good drug education services, there are many possible methods to encourage your child to avoid taking drugs. This article outlines a number of [...]

2018-07-12T14:27:37+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Teen/Young Adult|

Young Adults Less Likely to Use Opioids For Pain Than Their Parents

Mom and Dad may reach for a prescription opioid when dealing with pain, but Junior is more likely to try a more natural and healthy approach, says a new study by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) that asked 1,011 adults from ages 18 to 92 about how they deal [...]

2018-07-02T17:26:45+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Your Drug Addicted Teen: 5 Considerations That Could Fast-Track Their Recovery

Addiction has become an epidemic among teenagers. As the increasing pressures of physical, social, and educational development bear down upon them, they find solace in drugs and alcohol. Some teens are able to navigate these pressures especially well and indulge infrequently, if at all, in mind-altering substances. Of the remainder, [...]

2018-07-02T17:25:01+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Three Small Steps to Stop Child Drug Use

You know your teen or young adult is using drugs or alcohol. You may feel completely overwhelmed, even hopeless.  How will you help him?  Even with your rules in place and all of your love, your child is not responding to your pleas. 1. Use Your Power For Good Take [...]

2018-07-08T01:52:18+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Teen Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Has Gone Down

The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse conducts an annual survey with 45,000 teenagers ages 14-18 across the country in public and private schools. The results for 2016 uncovered remarkable numbers. Teen drug abuse is at its lowest level in decades. 37 percent of high school seniors reported being drunk [...]

2017-10-23T18:06:18+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Signs your child may be going through heroin withdrawal

It's 2017 and heroin has become a drug of choice for many young Americans - there's no reason to sugar coat it anymore. Heroin withdrawal is something that all heroin addicts will eventually go through, and chances are, they will need to undergo some type of medical detox protocol coupled [...]

2017-02-20T20:07:00+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation, Teen/Young Adult|