Despite what many sources claim, drug use among teens is at its lowest level in decades. However, teen drug abuse and addiction has not disappeared completely. Addictive drugs and substances...


When teens use drugs, including alcohol, the impact on the brain is significant. And occasionally, the impact is irreversible. A major ad campaign in the ‘80s aimed to prevent drug...



If you are mixing drugs — whether it’s intentional or unintentional — learn how your risk of health complications, overdose, and death significantly increase.  When people are using more than...



Warning signs and symptoms that indicate the use and abuse of Opiates including observable behavioral and physical symptoms. Opiates, which are also commonly called opioids, are a group of drugs that...




Self-medication is the practice of an individual using available medications or substances to treat self-diagnosed symptoms or conditions. In general, the practice of self-medication applies to any ailment or condition that...


Teens often hide liquor in secret containers to mask their drinking. Know where to look and how to talk to your teen about alcohol use in order to help keep...