At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

Arkansas

Tuesday

22

February 2011

Reading Parenting Books - Imperative for Parents in Arkansas

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, books, parenting, parents, reading, teen, teenagers, teens

We want our children to learn and be educated, but we also have to inform ourselves on parenting. Written word is a great tool of learning. As statistic shows, people from Arkansas should read more, so why not start with books on parenting. Parenting books are not just for parents new parents, yet introduced to challenge of parenting. There are also books for parents to be, and even the ones…

Wednesday

16

February 2011

Disciplining Teenagers Tips – Arkansas Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, discipline, disciplining, problems, teen, teenage, teenagers, teens

There is this old, true saying: Little kids, little problems – big kids, big problems. Parents in Arkansas feel this on their own skin every day. Avoid this problems getting even bigger by disciplining your teenagers on time. As soon as they enter teen age, and everything begins to change for them, their behavior will start changing, too. You can be surprised how your well raised chilled, that never caused…

Saturday

12

February 2011

Becoming a Young Parent in Arkansas – Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, parenting, parents, pregnancy, teen, teenage, young

As young people are getting more liberal, engaging in sex relationships during high school, it is no wonder that number of teenage parents is increasing. About 80 percent of those who will become young parents, did not plan this, and are totally unprepared. Arkansas finds itself in to 5 of teen pregnancies, as more that 60 out of 1000 teen girls give birth every year. Abortion rate is low and…

Tuesday

08

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Centers in Arkansas

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arkansas, center, drug, rehab, substance, teen, tens

Ever since 1977, Arkansas has maintained an alcohol and drug abuse prevention program. This program administers prevention, treatment, and substance abuse education programs throughout the state. This is not a short time, during which there have been numerous attempts to combat the problem. Despite this long-term awareness of problem, and battles against it, drug abuse problem remains, and getting even bigger on every day bases. Arrests continue to climb, and…

Thursday

03

February 2011

Juvenile Drug Abuse in Arkansas on the Rise

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arkansas, drug, juvenile, substance, teen

Juvenile drug abuse is growing more common nowadays as increasing numbers of teens gain access to different street drugs. Anytime a new drug hits the streets, its popularity soars, and we find ourselves fighting against it. At the same time, drugs that have been around for years sometimes rise sharply and unexpectedly in popularity. Results of a 2006 survey of public school students throughout Arkansas indicate that approximately 11% of…