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Are there risk factors that could result in substance abuse?12294Are there risk factors that could result in substance abuse?11/9/2017 7:42:34 PMThere are risk factors that impact potential use and problematic use of substances And those are early onset of aggressive behavior, low social skills, and/or inattention or 974https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What should I do if my kid is caught doing drugs at school?12459​Most times you're gonna end up going to the school to talk with an administrator, certainly find out the information and details of what occurred....1/3/2018 6:00:27 PMMost times you're gonna end up going to the school to talk with an administrator, certainly find out the information and details of what occurred And then approach your child in 854https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Early Warning Signs of Substance Use in Teenagers11798One doesn't have to look far to find news and heart-breaking stories in the community about the devastating consequences of addiction among teenagers.8/25/2018 12:41:21 AMOne 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 1420https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Signs Your Teen is Using Marijuana12022Research 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?8/25/2018 12:54:34 AMThis 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 8804https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Sex, Drugs and Teens12090When 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...8/25/2018 12:53:58 AMWhen 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 3510https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What to Do if You Suspect Your Child is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol12144So 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...8/25/2018 12:58:21 AMThe 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 3025https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What is the typical age for alcohol or drug experimentation to begin?12521What is the typical age for alcohol or drug experimentation to begin?11/9/2017 7:42:13 PMNo family is immune to substance use concerns We do know there's typical experimentation among adolescents Sixteen to 18 is the typical time period where there's some 826https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Substance Abuse13360Substance 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 5597https://www.boystown.org/parenting/guides/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What’s an Appropriate Consequence for My 16-Year-Old Smoking Marijuana?14100​​​​​​​​​​​Question:What is an appropriate consequence for catching my 16-year-old son smoking marijuana with his friend? We are an upper-middl...8/25/2018 12:25:16 AMWe 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 59635https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Q&A 16-year-old son vaping14499 Question:Q. I caught my 16-year-old son vaping. I explained that this is not allowed and discussed the harmful effects. I found out through r...4/19/2018 1:04:11 PMI caught my 16-year-old son vaping I explained that this is not allowed and discussed the harmful effects I found out through reading his texts that he was doing it again, had 10013https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx