Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can impair cognitive and psychomotor abilities and result in legal action or even death. Vehicular accidents are one of the leading causes...


Drug and alcohol use can start surprisingly young: the average age of first use is between 13 and 15. Learn about the dangers of middle school drug use and what...


Learn about teen drug experimentation and the dangers that it can lead to. Teen drug use is a serious problem. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, by their senior...


Stay steady and calm to support to your teen struggling with substance misuse. Avoid confrontation and instead start a conversation with your teen today. Some parents feel awkward and uncertain...


Many teens engage in risky substance abuse, which can create a number of unwanted physical and mental effects, so parents should recognize the problem and take action. Remain Calm Substance...


What are marijuana trends in children and teens? Learn about signs of dependency and how to talk to your child about the dangers of recreational drugs. Marijuana use in teens is...


The most commonly abused prescription drugs by teens are opioids. Fortunately, there are several strategies parents can use to help prevent teen prescription drug abuse. Prescription drug abuse by teens...


Marijuana use among teens is at its highest in 30 years, and cultural views of the drug have changed. What does this mean for teens and their health? Marijuana use...


Common household products, such as glues, computer air duster, whipped cream, nutmeg and cough syrup, can produce a high and have deadly consequences for teens. Teen drug abuse doesn’t just involve...


Teen drug slang is popular among youth who use drugs. They may use drug slang in text messages or when speaking with peers to prevent adults from knowing they are using or...