1 in 8 teenagers report using an illicit substance in the last year and over 2 million 12- to17-year-olds report using drugs in the last month according to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics. And by their senior year
When you hear people talk about rehab, you might think it’s only for drug addiction. However, you can attend rehab for alcohol or drugs. Addiction is addiction, no matter what the substance. Maybe you or your loved one began drinking
Getting and staying sober requires a great deal of change, and that change extends beyond the person getting sober. You can’t get very far in a peer supper recovery group or treatment without hearing that all you need to change
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, you may wonder if rehab is the right place for you to start recovering. The short answer is that it is a great place to begin your life in recovery.
In a perfect world, you would be able to protect your child from every potential danger in life and be there on standby to offer advice whenever needed. In reality, you raise your child as well as you can and,
Parenting is hard enough without adding in the dangers created by the online world. Gone are the days when parents could control what information reached their children. Changing the channel or putting the newspaper away is no longer an option.
Parenting is a job beyond comparison. It is twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and it has no end date, and the job description is constantly changing. While you are always seeking to protect your child, the potential
On its easiest day, parenting is still one of the most challenging jobs you’ll ever have. Filled with ups, downs, joys, and sorrows, it is both rewarding and frustrating. Sometimes it is all of those things all at once, and
Parenting is quite possibly the most demanding job you can do, and it comes without a job description or instructions. And while we all joke about teenagers and their mood swings, you might wonder when those mood swings have crossed