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Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 13-Year-Old Was Caught With Drugs and Expelled from School 19373 Question: My 13-year-old son obtained marijuana while visiting his father last weekend. He took the drug to school and got caught with it,...9/15/2017 9:15:19 PMMy 13-year-old son obtained marijuana while visiting his father last weekend He took the drug to school and got caught with it, and now the school has expelled him from the 2804https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | What’s an Appropriate Consequence for My 16-Year-Old Smoking Marijuana? 19380​​​​​​​​​​​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 38978https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Q&A 16-year-old son vaping 19648 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 5786https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Substance Abuse 20215Substance 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 7960https://www.boystown.org/parenting/guides/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Signs Your Teen is Using Marijuana 20887Research 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 7636https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Sex, Drugs and Teens 20880When 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 4634https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | How do I help my teens say no to drugs and alcohol? 21498How do I help my teens say no to drugs and alcohol?2/28/2019 6:59:37 PMSo just giving them tools on how to say no, how to avoid using, and just educating them on the consequences if they do engage in using And doing that, the best means of getting and 318https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | I know my college kid is going to drink? How can I teach him/her to do it responsibly? 21540I know my college kid is going to drink? How can I teach him/her to do it responsibly?11/9/2017 7:44:58 PMWith college students and parents, we use the term "harm reduction," and it's basically responsible drinking So if they're going to choose to engage in it, and they're saying, you 260https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | What to Do if You Suspect Your Child is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol 20986So 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 3090https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | How to Help a Teenager Develop Healthy Relationships 19545 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 731https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx