Category: Alcohol Addiction

Substance Abuse Prevention For Middle Schoolers

Many parents find it hard to imagine a world where middle school students are exposed to substances. Unfortunately, that’s life. Students are finding themselves exposed to substances earlier than ever before, and if you are a parent of a newly minted middle school student, it’s only natural to wonder what you can do to prevent […]

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Coping Strategies for Substance Use

As we talk about substance use many terms come to mind. As I conduct groups for substance use and talk about ways of overcoming use we come across the term coping skills. A coping skill to be an action -to deal with stress, problems, or uncomfortable emotions. Unhealthy coping strategies tend to feel good in […]

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5 Warning Signs of Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Parenthood is an amazing phase of life: you get to watch a child you love grow and learn. But sometimes it can also be the most challenging part of your life – especially during puberty and adolescence. It’s only natural that eventually our children will want more freedom and one day leave the nest; but sometimes the […]

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