Everybody has something in their past that they would rather not discuss. What happens when your kids ask you about it directly? That is the conundrum that many parents find themselves dealing with when their son or daughter asks them whether they drank alcohol or used drugs when they were younger. Should the parents come […]Read more
Have you seen the new scary headlines about energy drinks? “Energy-drink consumption may lead to cocaine use, study says” reads USA Today. “Are Energy Drinks the Real Gateway Drugs to Substance Abuse?” screams social website Care2. So what is the real story? If you see a Red Bull or a Monster in your kid’s hand, […]Read more
As the Chinese proverb goes, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” For teenagers who are addicted to alcohol or illicit substances, the long road to recovery often starts with a therapy regimen which includes elements of a 12-step program. A 12-step program is an approach to addiction and recovery which […]Read more
(Image credit: Jonny/ Flickr) (Image credit: Jonny/ Flickr) Demi Lovato. Child actress. Disney Channel star. Pop singing sensation. Hasbro spokesgirl. Joe Jonas’ girlfriend. Wilmer Valderrama’s girlfriend. X-Factor judge. Drug addict. In Simply Complicated, Lovato’s second documentary that was released in October of 2017, the 25-year-old sheds more light on her battle with substance abuse. Some of the […]Read more
Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng. Image credit: drugrehab.com Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng. Image credit: drugrehab.com Advanced Recovery Systems realizes that sending a drug counselor armed with statistics and other information to talk with young people about substance abuse is not always the most effective way to communicate the dangers of addiction and outline the resources available […]Read more
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