Binge Drinking and Teens

https://alcoholaddictioncenter.org/binge-drinking-teens/ Underage drinking is the most common form of substance abuse among today's teens and it raises many serious risks to both health and safety. The transition into puberty…

Does Prolonged Drug Abuse Change the Brain Fundamentally?

https://lagunatreatment.com/co-occurring-disorder/prolonged-abuse/ Does Prolonged Drug Abuse Change the Brain Fundamentally? Written by:Editorial Staff Last updated on March 9, 2017 2017-03-09T21:08:48+00:00 Substance abuse changes…

Trauma and Addiction

https://www.dualdiagnosis.org/unfortunate-connection-childhood-trauma-addiction-adulthood/?fbclid=IwAR3JwCTQPA_CSMLuyGgELXuUcQ32ouJvoKBKxbtMoqD1GFDjRr4pFjBivOI

Socio-cultural forces that lead to drug addiction

https://www.cascadementalhealth.org/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=58688&cn=1409 A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D. Psychology is primarily concerned…

stress and drug abuse

This link explains the link between stress and drug abuse. http://headsup.scholastic.com/students/stress-and-drug-abuse   Stress and Drug Abuse: The Brain Connection PRINT First published 2007 You are about…

huffing

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/inhalants What are inhalants? Although other substances that are misused can be inhaled, the term inhalants refers to the various substances that people typically take only by inhaling.…

A Child's First Eight Years Critical for Substance Abuse Prevention

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/childs-first-eight-years-critical-substance-abuse-prevention?fbclid=IwAR2e22ZSh7aMhZHHH637BY-qVgMJEOAB9t5AqAqEZzzLc1BU0Z7TkNf2YHE Wednesday, March 9, 2016 A child’s first eight years critical…

The Link Between Drugs or Alcohol and Violence

https://americanaddictioncenters.org/rehab-guide/addiction-and-violence Relationship Between Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, and Violence Drug and alcohol abuse have complicated effects on the human mind and human behavior;…

10 Ways To Keep Teens From Smoking

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/tween-and-teen-health/in-depth/teen-smoking/art-20047069?fbclid=IwAR22aAJ6Uj-Luh0FwohwS73w4LSAW6ecvCePdn_2Vg9hbWWwMhsYiQIiYys Teen smoking: 10 ways to keep teens smoke-free Want to prevent teen…

SEASONAL CHALLENGES FOR THOSE WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS

Each season can bring about different challenges for those with substance abuse disorders.  Here is a brief article from Clearbrook Treatment Centers outlining what some of those challenges may be. Remember, each individual is different and…