Teenage Alcohol Abuse – Drug Treatment

Alcohol and Teens Three of every four, or 75%, of children have consumed alcohol by the end of their high school days. This is not surprising, as approximately 41% of children say they have consumed alcohol by the end of eighth grade. These statistics are shocking to the average...

Teen Drug Rehab – Substance Abuse Treatment

Teenage Drug Rehab Drug Rehabilitation, or drug rehab, is defined in the Encyclopedia as: an umbrella term for the process of medical and/or psychotherapeutic treatment, for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and so-called street drugs such as cocaine, heroin, or amphetamines. The general intent is...

Teen Drug Abuse – Teen Substance Abuse Programs

Teen Drug Abuse Drug abuse, also known as substance abuse, involves repeated and excessive use of chemical substances. These substances give different effects to the user, effects that can become addictive and dangerous. Some of the effects of drug abuse include powerful charges of energy while others give a...

Is Your Teen’s Behavior Out Of Control?

Teen Behaviors Parents at times find themselves wondering what to do or how to handle teen behaviors that are unacceptable. The problems parents face with their teens can range from back-talking to not following through with specific household chores or assignments. Or, perhaps teens are demonstrating more serious behaviors...

Teens And ADD And ADHD – Teens And ODD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) There are two main diagnoses associated with children struggling in school today. They are ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder), sometimes also referred to as Conduct Disorder. We will try to explain these so you may have a little better...

Teen Wilderness Camps

Teen Wilderness Programs These types of programs are usually short term. They seem to have a definite impact on the teen. Typically the teen while in the program sincerely feels the need to change and may even admit that he or she needs to change their behaviors. In most...