Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

substance abuse



October 2010

How to Know If You Have a Substance Abuse Issue

by Staff, on at risk youth, substance abuse, teen alcohol abuse, teen drug abuse, Teen Substance Abuse

Many teens become scared to death once they realize they have a problem with substance abuse, but most of them often deny that. It is very often that teens don’t realize the seriousness of the situation. If at any time you had someone like a family member or a friend tell you that you have a problem with drugs and alcohol it is the right time to think…



September 2010

Teen Substance Abuse Study Reveals New Facts

by Staff, on abuse study, asian teens, at risk blog, at risk youth, substance abuse, substance abuse study, Teen Substance Abuse, teenage substance abuse

A recent study showed that there is a great difference in teen substance abuse on the racial and ethnic level. The study showed that most likely race to drink; smoke and use drugs are Hispanic teens. The study conducted in California also revealed that the least likely to fall for substance abuse were Asian teens. The cause of this new study was the lack of faith in the current intervention…



June 2010

Runaway Teens

by Staff, on abuse problems, at risk, at risk youth, kids run away, risk youth blog, run away, runaway teenagers, Runaway Teens, substance abuse, substance abuse problems, teens that run away, teens that runaway, think about running away

Kids that run away are increasing each year, and runaway kids have become a very serious problem in the US. One out of seven kids ages 10 to 18 will run away from home at some point. That is an alarming fact, even more alarming is the fact that there are somewhere in between one and three million kids living on the streets in the United States. So you have…



March 2010

Teen Substance Abuse

by Staff, on abused by teenagers today, alcohol and drugs, at risk, at risk blog, at risk youth, drug abuse, low self esteem, substance abuse, teen drug abuse, Teen Substance Abuse

It is common for any teenager to experiment during his or hers adolescence, so teens will try alcohol, cigarette and some of them even drugs. But how many of those teenagers can stop? Some of those teenagers will experiment and then they will move on, some will continue to use any of those substances occasionally and unfortunately some of them will move onto harder substance abuse. It is a fact…