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Early Warning Signs of Substance Use in Teenagers3706 One doesn't have to look far to find news and heart-breaking stories in the community about the devastating consequences of addiction among teenagers. One doesn't have to look far to find news and heart-breaking stories in the community about the devastating consequences of addiction among teenagers.1/9/2018 10:13:40 PMOne doesn't have to look far to find news and heart-breaking stories in the community about the devastating consequences of addiction among teenagers If we can catch things early STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx337632320https://www.boystown.org1/9/2018 10:13:40 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
What’s an Appropriate Consequence for My 16-Year-Old Smoking Marijuana?173786 ​​​​​​​​​​​Question:What is an appropriate consequence for catching my 16-year-old son smoking marijuana with his friend? We are an upper-middl... ​​​​​​​​​​​Question:What is an appropriate consequence for catching my 16-year-old son smoking marijuana with his friend? We are an upper-middl...11/28/2017 4:52:07 PMWe are an upper-middle class blended family, and he is our youngest child I think he has smoked marijuana occasionally over the past several months, despite our telling the family STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx137798110https://www.boystown.org11/28/2017 4:52:07 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Substance Abuse175142 Substance abuse can destroy the lives not only of abusers but also families. Even innocent experimentation can lead to serious addiction problems. Substance abuse can destroy the lives not only of abusers but also families. Even innocent experimentation can lead to serious addiction problems.11/30/2017 4:02:32 PMSigns Your Teen is Using Marijuana Substance abuse can destroy the lives not only of abusers but also families Even innocent experimentation can lead to serious addiction problems STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/guides/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx41421480https://www.boystown.org11/30/2017 4:02:32 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Signs Your Teen is Using Marijuana176489 Research shows that at least 40 percent of teens ​try marijuana before they graduate from high school. How can you tell if your child is using? Research shows that at least 40 percent of teens ​try marijuana before they graduate from high school. How can you tell if your child is using?10/13/2017 1:45:27 PMThis information is included in our Substance Abuse Guide Click here to see the rest of the guide By Natasha Robinson, Director, Chemical Use Program Research shows that at least 40 STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx29111670https://www.boystown.org10/13/2017 1:45:27 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
What to Do if You Suspect Your Child is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol176583 So what do you ​do if you think your child is abusing drugs or alcohol? The first thing to try to determine is if there is a pattern of use or whet... So what do you ​do if you think your child is abusing drugs or alcohol? The first thing to try to determine is if there is a pattern of use or whet...1/9/2018 9:47:42 PMThe first thing to try to determine is if there is a pattern of use or whether it's just a one-time occurrence You must understand that experimentation is inevitable and that STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx12832400https://www.boystown.org1/9/2018 9:47:42 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Sex, Drugs and Teens176482 When children grow up, they don't always make healthy, wise choices. In fact, peer pressure and the desire to fit in, find friends and have meaning... When children grow up, they don't always make healthy, wise choices. In fact, peer pressure and the desire to fit in, find friends and have meaning...12/27/2017 9:37:55 PMWhen children grow up, they don't always make healthy, wise choices In fact, peer pressure and the desire to fit in, find friends and have meaning in life can lead teenagers down STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx25151130https://www.boystown.org12/27/2017 9:37:55 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Child Skips School; Might Be Using Drugs173835 Question: My son has repeatedly skipped school this year. Twice this week we did not know where he was. We grounded him. As I write this, ... Question: My son has repeatedly skipped school this year. Twice this week we did not know where he was. We grounded him. As I write this, ...9/15/2017 9:15:22 PMMy son has repeatedly skipped school this year Twice this week we did not know where he was. We grounded him As I write this, he still hasn’t come home today We don't know what to do STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx416100https://www.boystown.org9/15/2017 9:15:22 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Teenage Granddaughter Running with the Wrong Crowd174083 Question: I am a grandparent with much concern for my granddaughter. Her mother tries hard, but my granddaughter has been hanging around w... Question: I am a grandparent with much concern for my granddaughter. Her mother tries hard, but my granddaughter has been hanging around w...9/15/2017 9:15:40 PMI am a grandparent with much concern for my granddaughter Her mother tries hard, but my granddaughter has been hanging around with the wrong crowd She was caught smoking pot, got STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx319140https://www.boystown.org9/15/2017 9:15:40 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
When & How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs & Alcohol176589 Substance abuse is a subject that keeps every parent up at night at some time or other. It is something that can destroy individual lives as well a... Substance abuse is a subject that keeps every parent up at night at some time or other. It is something that can destroy individual lives as well a...1/9/2018 9:47:26 PMSubstance abuse is a subject that keeps every parent up at night at some time or other It is something that can destroy individual lives as well as the lives of those in close STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx7522140https://www.boystown.org1/9/2018 9:47:26 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
How to Help a Teenager Develop Healthy Relationships173942 Question: My 17-year-old daughter is not making friends at school. She does fine academically but she doesn’t hang around with her old fri... Question: My 17-year-old daughter is not making friends at school. She does fine academically but she doesn’t hang around with her old fri...9/15/2017 9:15:30 PMMy 17-year-old daughter is not making friends at school She does fine academically but she doesn’t hang around with her old friends because they’re doing drugs STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx427180https://www.boystown.org9/15/2017 9:15:30 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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