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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 2090https://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 958https://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 796https://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 1332https://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 13535https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
13-Year-Old Was Caught With Drugs and Expelled from School14167 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 810https://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 3276https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
My 15-Year-Old Has No Motivation14331 Question: I am worried about my son who has no motivation toward life or completing simple daily tasks. Drug and alcohol dependency, as we...9/15/2017 9:15:33 PMI am worried about my son who has no motivation toward life or completing simple daily tasks Drug and alcohol dependency, as well as mental illness, run in our family, and I am 346https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/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 178https://www.boystown.org/parenting/videos/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Rebellious 15-Year-Old Daughter14501 Question: I am a single mom of a 15-year-old girl. I am a police officer and I work nights. I am not with her most nights, but one of my o...9/15/2017 9:15:37 PMI am a single mom of a 15-year-old girl I am a police officer and I work nights I am not with her most nights, but one of my older nieces stays with us so she can be with her 597https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx