At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

posts by At-Risk.org Staff

Friday

18

March 2011

Child Drug Abuse as a Worst Nightmare for New York Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alcohol, drug, drugs, new york, parents, substance, teen, teenage

Among other problems that parents with teens have to face, child drug abuse may be the worst one, as drugs are most threatening to child’s health. Drugs can change young person’s mind and body in a very short time, creating addiction and leading to serious health problems and even death.   Every day, there are teenagers in New York that try some type of drug. Further…

Thursday

17

March 2011

Choose the Alcohol Treatment for Teens in California Very Carefully

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, california, drug, substance, teen, teenagers

Alcohol is no less dangerous to teenagers then drugs. It is a great health risk to them, which leads to irresponsible behavior like drunk driving. Many times, when drunk, teenagers do stuff they wouldn’t otherwise do – like engage in early sexual intercourse. This can lead further to unwanted pregnancy.   Alcohol prevents normal brain development in teenagers. Early and constant exposure brain to alcohol may have negative…

Wednesday

16

March 2011

The Importance of Drug Rehab in Illinois

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, drug, drugs, Illinois, substance, teen, teenagers, teens

For many parents in Illinois, there comes the day when they have to face the horrible fact: their teenager has the drug addiction problem. Sometimes they find out on their own, by accident or someone else tell them. Best scenario is when a teenager confesses the problem to his or her parents. It means that he come to his senses and want to be treated.   In any case, it…

Tuesday

15

March 2011

What Makes Teen Drug Addiction Terrifying in Florida

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, drug, drugs, florida, risk, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers, teens, youth

There is a difference between drug abuse and drug addiction. Not every person that abuse drugs is necessarily an addict, but is probably on a way to become one. Every teenager that even try some of the drugs is at risk to develop an addiction, if continue using it.   This is how the drugs work. At first, it is just a one-time pleaser, with a short affect, and the…

Monday

14

March 2011

Drug Abuse among Texas Youth is a Big Problem

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, drug, risk, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers, teens, texas, youth

There is a great problem in Texas – more and more teenagers are involved in problems with drug abuse. It is a compulsion to take drugs in order to experience mental satisfaction. At first, it is an emotional state, which later usually involve into a physical addiction, as well.   Drug abuse is not just the problem for abusers or their family. The problem affects the whole society, as the…

Sunday

13

March 2011

Helpful Drug Abuse Treatments in New York

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, drug, new york, risk, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers, youth

It is not easy to admit to yourself that you have a drug problem and it takes great courage and determination to struggle with this problem. Gathering strength to deal with addiction is a key step on a way of fighting addiction. Next step is admitting your friends and family that you have a problem, and seek for a professional help.   If you live in New York, it is…

Saturday

12

March 2011

Drug Abuse Interventions are Successful in California

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, california, drug, drugs, risk, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers, youth

Many people from California are drug abusers – that is a fact. Unfortunately, a lot of them are children and young people, that are not aware of consequences and do not want to take advices and reject assistance. In these cases, well-performed intervention can be of great help.   When we mention drug abuse intervention, people may think of unpleasant situations, screaming, crying or even violence. This is not the…

Friday

11

March 2011

Tips on Positive Parenting for Illinois Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Illinois, parenting, parents, positive, teenagers, teens

Your job as a parent is to prepare your children for the adulthood. Their job is to play and learn, while growing happy and satisfied. In order to successfully fulfill your job, you need to help them with their. Here are some tips on how to make your job as a parent from Illinois easier. Communicate often with your child – verbal and non-verbal. Talk to him, but listen carefully…

Thursday

10

March 2011

Approach to Parenting Your Teenager in Florida

by At-Risk.org Staff, on florida, parenting, parents, teen, teenagers

When a child gets to its teen years, it is probably the most difficult time in a life of a parent in Florida. Everything changes over night, and most parents are confused with the new situation in a family. Suddenly, your child got bigger, changed an appearance and behavior, doesn’t want to spend time with family, always complaining about something… That is what being a teenager is…

Tuesday

08

March 2011

Parents from New York Are Interested in Parenting Blogs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk, blog, blogs, new york, parenting, parents, youth

Parenting blog is a website or part of website, which feature commentary and discussions especially about parenting. It is a form of an on-line diary, usually maintained by an individual, who often publish daily entries. Readers can post comments on each journal entry. Most of the authors of this type of blogs are women. Parenting blog is usually about communication between the writer and the readers of the blog, but…