Self-Esteem and Substance Abuse Disorders in Teens
The Connection Between Low Self-Esteem and Teen Substance Abuse

“I’m not good enough.” “I am a failure.” “I’m too stupid to do that.” Sometimes the causes of addiction are obvious, but in most cases the reason why teens abuse drugs and alcohol are unknown to them — and parents. When you don’t feel well about yourself you don’t treat yourself well. Low self esteem […]

read more
Recognizing the Signs of Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse
5 Warning Signs of Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

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

read more
Coping with Life After Quarantine
Life After Quarantine

As the news continues to express increasing numbers of cases of COVID-19 and deaths and the possibility of the country reopening soon, we can’t help but wonder what life will be like after lockdown. There might be increased anxiety about getting back to life with all the restrictions, unemployment and lack of childcare as schools […]

read more