Resources & Education

October 15th, 2015

Ensuring Your Child Properly Uses Prescribed Pain Medication

When your child is suffering from an illness or injury, you feel for them in every way. Read more

July 15th, 2015

Living as the Child of an Addicted Parent

Alcohol and substance abuse addiction impacts more than just the addict. When addiction sufferers are parents, an entire family can suffer the negative effects of the addiction. Read more

June 27th, 2015

Can you make your teen to go to rehab?

Can you force your child to go to rehab?
If your child is 17 years of age or younger you can send them to a rehabilitation or treatment center without their approval. Read more

June 18th, 2015

Keeping Your Child Safe from Addiction: Prevention Tips for Parents

Parents who are concerned that their son or daughter could be at risk for developing a drug addiction should never feel helpless. Read more

June 1st, 2015

Support for parents of teens who use or abuse substances

If you’re a parent of teen who is abusing or addicted to substances, you know how mentally draining it can be. Read more

May 23rd, 2015

Why is family counseling helpful?

When one person has an addiction, the whole family suffers. Relationships become tested and strained. Read more

May 19th, 2015

From Star High School Quarterback to Heroin Junkie

It may seem really far-fetched that your teen, who seems like a great kid could possibly turn into a heroin junkie. Read more

March 23rd, 2015

Is your teen depressed?

“How was your day at school?”
“Fine.”
“Are you okay? You seem upset.”
“I’m fine.”
One word with only four letters, but the idea of “fine,” could mean so much more than a moody teenager’s grumpy response. Read more

March 17th, 2015

Is your medicine cabinet safe?

Most people take prescription medication responsibly under a doctor’s care. However, there has been a steady increase in the nonmedical use of these medications, especially by teenagers. Read more

March 7th, 2015

Factors that influence teen substance abuse

Q: Are some teens more likely than others to try drugs and/or alcohol? Read more