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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 4064https://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 1442https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/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 2701https://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 25426https://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 5625https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/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 1709https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Inhalants11972 What are they? Inhalants are chemicals that can be breathed in. Most of these drugs depress the nervous system, causing effects much like a...8/25/2018 12:44:37 AMInhalants are chemicals that can be breathed in. Most of these drugs depress the nervous system, causing effects much like alcohol As a parent, it is vital to be aware of the 345https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/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 604https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Two Teenage Boys Messing Around with Drugs14482I have two teenage boys, ages 15 and 17. Both are messing around with all kinds of drugs and have been kicked out of high schools for selling drugs...1/3/2018 6:00:49 PMI have two teenage boys, ages 15 and 17 Both are messing around with all kinds of drugs and have been kicked out of high schools for selling drugs My 15-year-old is on diversion for 504https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What Every Parent Should Know About Prescription Medication Use by Teens12072As a clinician, one of my biggest concerns is the lack of awareness by parents and adolescents regarding teens misusing prescription medications. 8/25/2018 12:57:52 AMAs a clinician, one of my biggest concerns is the lack of awareness by parents and adolescents regarding teens misusing prescription medications All of these are powerful drugs 573https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx