Recently, a Canadian teen overdosed on heroin he purchased online. Learn more about what his death can teach parents and treatment providers about teen addiction.
NIDA Releases New Screening Tools for Adolescent Substance Use
Adolescent substance abuse is a growing issue that the NIDA is helping to combat with new screening tools. Click to read on.
Juul is the most popular e-cigarette for teens and the CEO is apologizing for their role in the teen vaping epidemic.
Study Shows Link Between Inadequate Sleep and Teen Drug Abuse
There are clear links between a lack of quality sleep and risky behaviors like teen drug abuse. Click here to find out more.
An incident where a vape pen exploded and shattered a teen’s jaw, bringsing light to the many dangers of teen vape misuse and addiction.
Teen Binge Eating and Alcoholism: Is There a Connection?
A new study links teen binge eating to later alcohol addiction.
According to the results of a recent survey, teen depression is rising in the U.S. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of adolescent depression.
On the heels of troubling vaping statistics, Texas just enacted a new law raising the age to buy nicotine products in the state from 18 to 21.
Local communities in Georgia are working to combat prescription drug abuse by teens with drug education programs in schools.
Ohio opens a recovery high school that helps teens after substance abuse treatment by providing a drug-free, supportive environment.
Parents of middle school children in the Stanly, North Carolina, area now have a way to prevent substance misuse. The 12-week program helps families grow closer.
Parents face a challenge when it comes to their teen’s medical records. Learn more about the ways one family is fighting back following their son’s overdose.
Euphoria takes a brutally honest look at problems high school kids face today: drugs, depression, sexting, social media, mental health and teen addiction.
The vape pen manufacturer Juul hired an executive medical director who is well-known for his research on teen nicotine use and addiction. Is this a positive step for the company…
Teens may hide drugs around the home and in their bedroom, sometimes in plain sight. Learn what to look for if you think your teen may be using drugs.
A new documentary about former NBA player Chris Herren brings attention to teen substance misuse as well as substance misuse in sports.
Recently, San Francisco moved to ban all e-cigarettes in the city, which is home to the Juul company.
One young person has filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette company JUUL, saying vaping addiction led him to suffer a massive stroke at the age of 22.
Teen e-cigarette use can impact brain development, and its effects are similar to those of a substance use disorder.
A struggle with substance misuse was getting in the way of Jackson Crowe’s education. His outlook looked bleak — until he tried a new type of school.
To combat the teen vaping epidemic, one school district in Nebraska starts testing students for nicotine if they participate in extracurriculars.
A study by the University of Southern California found that teenagers who use opioids recreationally are more likely to become addicted to heroin later in life.
In a 5-3 vote, Cincinnati decriminalized marijuana. Many people worry about the effects it will have on marijuana use in teens, especially since there is no age limit.
17-year-old violin prodigy found dead after overdosing on the club drug Calvin Klein in her London home.