Prescription drug abuse

Parents, Lock Up Your Meds: Information about Adolescent Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted Posted in Drug use, Latest News, Parenting

Teens today face many life challenges.  One of these is drug abuse, particularly prescription drug abuse. Many times, as parents or caregivers, we are under the illusion that these issues will not impact our own children or people that we know.  However, data suggests that prescription drug use is quite common among teens, with some […]

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Marijuana teens

Marijuana Use: Science Facts Regarding Teen Use and Health

Posted Posted in Drug use, Latest News, Medical, Parenting, Self-care

In my work with adolescents, marijuana issues are occasionally discussed.  Sometimes, the teen has been using.  However, often she or he reports that other friends and classmates are regular users.  Frequently, I am told that it is easier for teens to buy marijuana than alcohol or cigarettes. Marijuana is a common drug that is used […]

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