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Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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Friday

18

March 2011

Child Drug Abuse as a Worst Nightmare for New York Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, alcohol, drug, drugs, new york, parents, substance, teen, teenage

Among other problems that parents with teens have to face, child drug abuse may be the worst one, as drugs are most threatening to child’s health. Drugs can change young person’s mind and body in a very short time, creating addiction and leading to serious health problems and even death.   Every day, there are teenagers in New York that try some type of drug. Further…

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…

Tuesday

01

March 2011

California Parents – Prepare for Difficulties of Parenting Boys

by At-Risk.org Staff, on boys, california, children, parenting, teenage, teenagers, teens

Parenting is not easy at all, but many parents from California say that parenting boys is even tougher than raising a girl, especially when they get older. Perhaps some of the parents with daughters will not agree with them, but, tougher or not, there are certainly some differences. Parents do not make these differences when they choose toys depending on sex of a baby, or blue and red pajamas. Dissimilarities…

Monday

28

February 2011

Parent Resources for New York Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on adult, new, new york, parent, parenting, parents, resource, resources, teen, teenage, teenagers, teens, york

Difficulty of parenting is getting higher all the time, so it is no wonder that parents from New York are in a constant search of resources that will help them raise the children properly. There are so many parent resources that are hard miss. Different resources leave you the choice of picking ones that are most suitable for you. Internet is a very good place to start. There are million…

Thursday

17

February 2011

A Short Parenting Guide for Arizona Parents

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arizona, guide, parenting, parenting guide, parents, problems, teen, teenage, teens

There is not really a guide that can apply to all parents, since it is a very vide topic. As children are different, so are the parents. Some will expect more from their children, some will be happy as long their kids are live and healthy. Still, we can try to summon some basics that can apply to all average families. First and basic is that your child is your…

Wednesday

16

February 2011

Disciplining Teenagers Tips – Arkansas Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, discipline, disciplining, problems, teen, teenage, teenagers, teens

There is this old, true saying: Little kids, little problems – big kids, big problems. Parents in Arkansas feel this on their own skin every day. Avoid this problems getting even bigger by disciplining your teenagers on time. As soon as they enter teen age, and everything begins to change for them, their behavior will start changing, too. You can be surprised how your well raised chilled, that never caused…

Tuesday

15

February 2011

How to Discipline Children - Teen Problems in California

by At-Risk.org Staff, on california, children, discipline, kid, parents, teen, teenage

Disciplining children in California is a skill that needs to be developed over the years, as your child grows. Ways of discipline will change as it gets older. Positive discipline leads to well-behaved children, which will save from troubles later, when they grow older. Do not mistake discipline with punishment. It is more of learning, giving instructions, setting rules, teaching your child right from wrong. Discipline methods will vary as…