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4 Signs of Cocaine Abuse in Teens

Teenagers are expected to experiment with bending the rules, especially in the later years. As teens begin to feel like “adults”, they crave freedom—but, sometimes, too much freedom can lead to bad choices and life-altering consequences.  Drug use, for instance, can become addictive and detrimental. Cocaine, specifically, can have consequences that affect your teen’s health, […]

What Is Considered Normal Teenage Behavior?

You made it through the newborn years. You survived the “terrible twos”. Now you’ve entered the teenage years and just don’t know what to do. Teenagers are completely different than children—and sometimes it feels like you don’t even know your own kids anymore. So, how do you determine what’s bad behavior and what’s normal teenage […]

How to Get Your Resistant Teen To Engage in Treatment

Have you already tried talking to your teenager about their substance abuse disorder? Were you met with distance, resistance, or outright defiance? Is your teen reluctant to identify their drug or alcohol use as an actual problem? We’re here to help. How to Get Your Teen to Consider Substance Abuse Treatment As a parent, coming […]

6 Side Effects of Marijuana Abuse in Teens

Among teenagers, marijuana is the single most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “38% of high school students report having used marijuana in their life”. Some may tell you this is fine—but is it actually normal and safe for teenagers to engage in […]

A Teenage Residential Treatment Center Could Be Your Answer In 2018

In the current political climate, it is no wonder that people everywhere are looking more closely at their surroundings, as well as the people that are occupying them. With tragedies related to gun violence, especially those acts that have been committed by teenagers, warning signs of reckless behavior in adolescents is being taken more seriously […]