At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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Saturday

23

April 2011

Improving Good Parenting Skills – Suggestions for Michigan Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on guide, michigan, parenting, parents, risk, skills, teenagers, teens, youth

If parents do not teach their children how to behave on time, they might end up having a spoiled and troublemaking teenager in the house. Constant fights between family members, get involved in fights, failing at school, disregarding duties and jobs around the house, neglecting their sport activities, health and body, engaging in premature sex, reckless driving and other dangerous things, alcohol and drug abuse – these are all things…

Friday

22

April 2011

Parenting Guide – Starting Point for Massachusetts Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on class, course, guide, issues, Massachusetts, parenting, parents, problems, risk, teen, teenagers, youth

You have managed to raise your kid during twelve difficult years. There was that time when you were completely new at parenting, when your baby totally depended on you, but you managed it. There was time when you had to teach your kid to talk, walk and do everything else. There was preschool age, and the worst problems at school. Still, now that you are experienced parent, you are scared…

Thursday

21

April 2011

Who Can Help Teenagers with Problems in Maryland?

by At-Risk.org Staff, on maryland, parenting, parents, problems, risk, teenagers, teens, youth

Problems of teenagers are solvable, if they seek for help in time. Teens today deal with all sorts of troubles, beside the usual changes as they grow up turning into grown ups. Usual problems are skin changes and fast body growing, but they are ease to solve or adapt, and they don’t last for long. However, there are psychological and other problems that need serious attention and involvement…

Wednesday

13

April 2011

Parenting Courses keep Maryland Families Strong, Healthy and Happy

by At-Risk.org Staff, on courses, family, maryland, parenting, parents, risk, teenagers, teens, youth

Every job needs preparation. Every job demands certain skills for it. Harder and more responsible job is – more training is acquired in order to do it right. Plenty of parents from Maryland say that parenting is hardest job they ever had to do. That concludes that parenting demands the most training of all jobs. Parenting is a full time job and mistakes you might make could be permanent and…

Tuesday

12

April 2011

Finding Parent Resources is Helpful for Maine Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on maine, parenting, parents, resources, risk, teenagers, teens, youth

Today, it is almost impossible to raise a teen without extra outside help. There are numerous new problems that we face in today’s world, and we simply can’t be prepared for all of them. Still, we have to try to learn as much as we can in order to protect our children. More resources for parents we find - more chance we have to succeed in…

Sunday

10

April 2011

Parenting Sons and Helping Michigan Boys on a Way of Becoming Men

by At-Risk.org Staff, on boys, michigan, parenting, parents, risk, sons, teenagers, teens, youth

Some parents, especially fathers, want their sons to become “real men”, treating them differently from their daughters and pushing them more into sports, making them tough. Of course, you cannot raise your boys and girls the same, but just because you have a boy, it does not mean that he doesn’t need affection as well. In fact, while they are younger, many boys from Michigan tend…

Thursday

07

April 2011

Maine Parents, Stay Connected With Your Children

by At-Risk.org Staff, on communication, maine, parenting, parents, risk, teenagers, teens, youth

Many times, as their children get older, Maine parents feel that they are also growing apart from them. When they enter the teen age, children want to explore the world and get to know it behind the boundaries of family home. They want to hang with their friends, meet new people and do stuff on their own. In their busy schedule, there is not much time left for their parents.…

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…