An interesting article about the social norm approach, which is the idea that most students overestimate the number of their peers that are drinking, thereby feeling more pressured to drink themselves. Also gives a list of helpful things parents and community members can do to reduce the number of teens drinking underage in their community.
An interesting article about the healthcare, financial, societal, as well as family “costs” to a severe alcohol use disorder
This article reminds us that is not the person in active addiction and their families that are affected, but the community as a whole.
A very concise list of signs and symptoms of drug use as well as a handy guide of places to check in your adolescent’s room if you suspect drug use.
Some important tips if you believe a friend may have a drug or alcohol problem and you would like to help. Includes hotline numbers.
A quick question and answer guide to prescription drugs and their risk to adolescents.
This interactive site gives you articles, games to play, and tests your knowledge of the real dangers in vaping and tobacco use.