Category: Relapse Prevention

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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Practicing Assertive Communication

As we talk about being assertive, I have come across many people that have told me “every time I try to be assertive I get labeled all kinds of negative things.” Assertive communication is the ability to express positive and negative ideas and feelings in an open, honest and direct way. It recognizes our rights […]

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11 Smart Ways to Support Your Teen’s Recovery

If your teen is on the road to recovery, congratulations! You can help them remain successful by pitching in! Here are 11 smart ways to kick-start your teen’s lifelong commitment to sobriety: So, what do you really know about addiction? If you’ve only gone as far as reading general interest blog articles about the disease, […]

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