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December 12th, 2018

Thoughts on Drug Testing Your Teens

December
December 12th, 2018

Adolescent suicide has become a national health crisis.

December
November 7th, 2018

Picking Your Battes: The A-B-C Method

November
October 13th, 2018

Talking with teens is tricky business—but experts say it’s critical to have open and frank discussions about alcohol and drugs. “Kids say to me all the time that ‘everybody does it,’ as an excuse.

October
October 13th, 2018

KARL MCMILLEN: DEDICATED TO FIGHTING TEEN ADDICTION

October
October 11th, 2018

Teaching Delayed Gratification

October
September 26th, 2018

Whether or not our children are experimenting with, dabbling in, or heavily involved with drug or alcohol use is a cause of great concern and anxiety for most parents.

September
September 26th, 2018

Here is a secret. Kids love limits and boundaries. You would never know it from their behavior, and their reactions to limits.

September
September 7th, 2018

As parents, we are all concerned about the dangers of drug and alcohol use. Given all that is known, all the publicity, all the problems that teenagers are aware of, one wonders, why do teens use?

September
August 29th, 2018

Welcome back to the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. I am happy to announce that I am writing a weekly youth wellness column for a South Bay school district that I will also be sharing with parents in our Thelma McMillen community.

August
February 27th, 2018

Medication assisted treatment (MAT) for substance use disorders at the Thelma Mcmillen Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment.

February
February 27th, 2018

A Mother’s Story of her Son’s Recovery

Ten years ago, a friend of my son came to me and told me that my son had a problem with drugs. I was shocked.

February
February 27th, 2018

1) Why is it important to detect early warning signs of substance abuse in teenagers?

February