At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

alcohol

Sunday

20

March 2011

How to Prevent Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Illinois

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alcohol, drug, Illinois, prevention, substance, teen, teenagers, treatment

Nothing solves the problem better then the prevention of it. Teen substance abuse begins in home. Parental influence is the main reason why teens stay off alcohol and drugs. Teens whose parents teach them about risks of substance abusing have 50% more chance never to try drugs and to avoid underage drinking.   In other words, parents who do not engage in prevention of alcohol and drug abuse, have more…

Saturday

19

March 2011

More Children from Texas Need Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alcohol, drug, substance, teen, teenager, teens, texas, treatment

Many families from Texas discover that their teenager has some type of addiction. It comes as quite a shock, for this is a very serous problem in deed, no matter if alcohol or drugs caused it. In some cases even, teens have problems both with alcohol, and with drugs.   When a teenager finds himself in this situation, it is difficult for him to get back to normal way of…

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…

Tuesday

26

January 2010

Prom- Health and Safety tips

by At-Risk.org Staff, on alcohol, alcohol drugs, avoid, comfortable, dress, drugs, hair, hair products, health, high heels, prom, prom health safety, prom night, safety, safety tips, skin burns, teen

Prom is that special day every teen waits for at the end of high school. It tops the list of special days and events for any high school teen and is one of the most important days for anyone’s life. A lot of thought and preparation goes into this day for many teens. So in order to ensure that it ends up a special day, it is important to…

Sunday

17

January 2010

Health effects of excessive drinking

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alcohol, brain, cancer, damage, effects, excessive, excessive consumption alcohol, excessive drinking, health, health effects, heart, inflammation, lung, stomach

Excessive drinking has short term and long term effects. Alcoholism is a real disease, but it has cures. You should know your limit because excessive drinking is not only harmful to you, but also to other people. So, what health problems are associated with excessive alcohol use? Excessive drinking causes brain damage and other mental health problems over time. These mental problems include alcohol dependence where your body cannot perform…