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Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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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…

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…

Saturday

12

March 2011

Drug Abuse Interventions are Successful in California

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, california, drug, drugs, risk, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers, youth

Many people from California are drug abusers – that is a fact. Unfortunately, a lot of them are children and young people, that are not aware of consequences and do not want to take advices and reject assistance. In these cases, well-performed intervention can be of great help.   When we mention drug abuse intervention, people may think of unpleasant situations, screaming, crying or even violence. This is not the…

Friday

11

February 2011

A Whole Lot of Teenage Problems in Arizona

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, drug, pregnancy, problems, substance, suicide, teen, teenage, teens

Teen age is the most puzzling age in our lifetime. Everything is changing so fast, that a young mind can get very confused and frightened by all the problem suddenly happened in life. First, the body will grow, skin will change and sometimes one can think he became someone else. New emotions will be found and first sympathies. Change of school and new adaptations… These are all problems that…

Thursday

10

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Programs in New York

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, center, drug, new, new york, rehab, substance, teen, teenage, york

Today, drugs are very accessible, and many people get a chance to try it. Unfortunately, a lot of those who take that chance, do not just try it, but continue using it and very soon they find themselves depended of it. When abusers realize the problem, and want to stop, they often try to quit on their own. Without proper medical help and professional assistance, the result usually doesn’…

Wednesday

09

February 2011

Teen Drug Abuse Rehabilitation in Arizona

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, center, drug, drugs, rehab, substance, teen, teenage, teenagers

Drug abuse rehabilitation is process of medical and psychotherapeutic treatment for dependency on street or prescription drugs. It has a purpose to enable the patient to cease substance abuse, and return to normal life. It is addressed to detoxification and physical addiction, but also to a much bigger, psychological dependency.   At drug abuse rehabilitation, patients learn new methods of interacting in a drug-free environment, very often using a twelve-step…

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…

Monday

07

February 2011

Alabama Hotline for Teen Drug Abuse

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alabama, drug, hotline, substance, teen, teens

Drug abuse hotline is a telephone helpline which offers help to those that call. Many of these services now offer more than telephone support - offering access to information, advice via telephone, email, web or SMS. Help is usually offered by volunteers, but sometimes there are paid professionals on the other line. In any case, they all must be trained for drug abuse solutions. In most cases, services are available…