Addiction And Adolescence

Adolescence is perhaps the most difficult time in a young person’s life. Teens are the most vulnerable to peer pressure, often experimenting with drug or alcohol use without awareness of the potentially devastating damage that can occur with prolonged use. Because the brain is not fully developed during adolescence, changes in the brain from drug or alcohol use occur quickly, making teens even more susceptible to addiction.

Let’s explore more about adolescence with the articles below.

Articles About Adolescents

Holiday Rush: Teens & Pharm Parties

*This article was originally published on Huffington Post. To read the original, click here. Gene Siskel, the prolific film critic made famous by his thumbs up or down movie reviews, said that if you want a sign of the times, look no further than the movies. Movies...

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Trauma, PTSD and Children

Share This Infographic To share this infographic, simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML section of your website. All About Interventions All About Interventions Trauma is subjective, meaning what matters most is the individual’s internal beliefs and...

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Top 10 Parenting Tips

Folks often ask us what tips and strategies can you give us to be a better parent. The truth is being a parent is hard - there are no high school, college or graduate school courses devoted to parenting. Many of us grew up in households with physical, mental health,...

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Let’s Talk Porn – as Published in Recovery Campus

Creating a Culture of Awareness and Equality written by Louise Stanger ED.D, LCSW and Roger Porter “Do you wanna know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing.” If you were in college in the 1980s, you’d remember this famous tagline from the fashion brand Calvin...

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Siblings – The Sober World Cover Article

The Sober World October Issue... I Am So Grateful for the Cover The latest issue features my article, Siblings, on the cover -- and I am so grateful to have been able to write about the important (and often overlooked) connection between siblings, parents, substance...

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