Perhaps the worst part of it [...] 1 Comment » // Read More » Parents face a number of challenges trying to raise happy, healthy children in the 21st century.Chief among their concerns is the specter of drug abuse and drug addiction.Statistics from recent studies reveal that 27% of teens misuse some drug each month.These misused drugs include marijuana, alcohol, cocaine, and ecstasy, as well as prescription and over the counter medicines.Common reasons teens abuse drugs include: The majority of adults with an addiction first experimented with drugs before they turned 21.
Teens who abuse drugs may have a greater risk of developing an addiction when they are adults.
Important warning signs that you may be involved in an abusive relationship include when someone: Unwanted sexual advances that make you uncomfortable are also red flags. A statement like this is controlling and is used by people who are only concerned about getting what they want — not caring about what you want. If something doesn't feel right, it probably isn't.
In addition to the signs listed above, here are some signs a friend might be being abused by a partner: A person who is being abused needs someone to hear and believe him or her.
Mothers and fathers of children who have just entered their teens need to talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol.
Unfortunately, those parents who are [...] 2 Comments » // Read More » Many teens exercise, whether through sports, jogging, or an every-other-day trip to the gym.