At-Risk

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teenage substance abuse

Thursday

09

September 2010

Teen Substance Abuse Study Reveals New Facts

by At-Risk.org 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…

Thursday

22

November 2007

Anxiety can damage your teenage kid

by At-Risk.org Staff, on boarding school for troubled teens, intervention boarding school, mad teenager, teen anger, teen anger management, teen depression, teen emotional outburst teenage outrage, teen emotions, teen problems, teenage anger, teenage anger management, teenage substance abuse, teenager, troubled teens

There are many reasons why teenagers become extremely anxious, which could somehow ruin their lives. Most of the time, parents may overlook such a condition because they always ask, “What would be a good reason for a kid to have anxiety?” Think again. Teenagers have anxiety because of school, friends, family and even life as a whole. Teen anxiety may lead to depression, overeating, drugs/alcohol use, smoking  and even…

Thursday

22

November 2007

The normal teenager

by At-Risk.org Staff, on boarding school for troubled teens, intervention boarding school, mad teenager, teen anger, teen anger management, teen depression, teen emotional outburst teenage outrage, teen emotions, teen problems, teenage anger, teenage anger management, teenage substance abuse, teenager, troubled teens

Who is the normal teenager? Which behaviors are expected and accepted for a teen? Generally, teenagers are know to attempt for their independence. They often do it through curiosity and eventually experimentation. Teenage behavior can be far more shocking to most parents. Maybe because teenagers want to be identified; to be “cool”; or, to be just different. For instance, they want to express themselves as part of the current “emo”…