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Thoughts on Drug Testing Your Teens
Adolescent suicide has become a national health crisis.
Picking Your Battes: The A-B-C Method
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.
KARL MCMILLEN: DEDICATED TO FIGHTING TEEN ADDICTION
Teaching Delayed Gratification
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.
Here is a secret. Kids love limits and boundaries. You would never know it from their behavior, and their reactions to limits.
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?
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.
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.
1) Why is it important to detect early warning signs of substance abuse in teenagers?
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