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Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Battling Teen Prescription Drug Abuse 20655By Luis F. Morales Knight, Ph.D.​When you think of teenage drug abuse, you probably think of marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin or cocaine, and a s...8/25/2018 12:39:30 AMBy Luis F. Morales Knight, Ph.D When you think of teenage drug abuse, you probably think of marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin or cocaine, and a scruffy-lookin​g dealer 1542https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 16-Year-Old Daughter’s Dangerous Choices 19378 Question: My 16-year-old daughter has been making poor  — dangerous even  — choice...9/15/2017 9:15:19 PMMy 16-year-old daughter has been making poor  — dangerous even  — choices She is dating a 19-year-old boy who has been caught with marijuana I have yet to talk with 1999https://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 35052https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Nine-Year-Old Acts Drunk 19606 Question: My husband and I have custody of our four grandchildren, a 16-year-old girl with special needs, a 10-year-old boy with Asperger’...9/15/2017 9:15:34 PMMy husband and I have custody of our four grandchildren, a 16-year-old girl with special needs, a 10-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome, a 9- year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl 881https://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 3734https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/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 6877https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/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 7323https://www.boystown.org/parenting/guides/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Aggressive Teenage Son 19409 Question: I am very concerned for my sister and her two boys, ages 15 and 11. Her older son has become very aggressive toward his mother a...9/15/2017 9:15:21 PMI am very concerned for my sister and her two boys, ages 15 and 11 Her older son has become very aggressive toward his mother and younger brother He is drinking alcohol and is 650https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/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 2766https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
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 2291https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx