Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Children-It’s not the Parent’s Fault

May 3, 2008

Most times, parents have to bear the brunt of their children’s drug and alcohol addictions. They are told that they were careless and uncaring for their children when they needed them most and that is why the children sought pleasure in other modes, such as their addictions.

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Hey teens, does your friend have a Drug Abuse problem?

April 13, 2008

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Many teens are very loyal to their friends. Lots of friends you’ve had since literally forever and you’ve been through a lot together. You’ll stick together – thick and thin. But now you’ve got a friend in trouble and you really don’t know what to do.

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Alcohol and Parenting

March 21, 2008

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The majority of teenagers in the United States cite their parents as the most important influence on their decisions regarding alcohol. Because of this, parents have a responsibility to teach their children the correct way to handle alcohol in their lives. Unfortunately, many don’t talk to their kids about the issue at all because they aren’t sure what to say or they fear it will actually encourage them to drink. However, that simply isn’t true. There are a number of ways parents can foster a responsible view of drinking in their children, reducing the chances of alcohol abuse and alcoholism during the teen years and beyond. Read more