At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

Illinois

Monday

28

March 2011

An Essay about Teen Drug Abuse in Illinois

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

Drug abuse among teens is spreading rapidly across Illinois. Drug addiction is considered a disease, and it is in fact spreading like a virus among our children. In this essay, we will try to explain why the drug abuse problem is so serious.   By drugs, we mean all the substances that have negative effects, especially on child’s health, including cigarettes and alcohol, beside over the counter drugs,…

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…

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…

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…

Saturday

05

March 2011

Satisfied Parents from Illinois After Parent Coaching

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk, Chicago, coaching, Illinois, parents, teenagers, teens, youth

Parenting is the most important job we will ever do in our lives, so we should make sure that we prepare ourselves for it. Society in which we raise our children has changed over the years, in a way that is making parenting job much harder. Many influences like internet and media are contributing to this problem. In order to make parenting better, many parents from Illinois ask parent coaches…