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Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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Monday

14

February 2011

Teen Problems - Single Parents from New York Need Help

by At-Risk.org Staff, on mothers, new, new york, parents, problems, single, teen, teenage, york

Being a parent is a hard. Being a single parent: at least as twice as hard. While you have to play the roll of both mom and dad, you have also to fight financial problem with only one paycheck, instead of two. There is never enough time for your job, child or children, and finally, for yourself. Dating is much harder when you are single with kids. Still, some people,…

Sunday

13

February 2011

Problems of Teenage Mothers in Alabama – Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on alabama, mother, mothers, pregnancy, single, teen, teenage, young

Alabama has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the US. Every year, more than 8000 babies are born by teenage girls, aged 12-19 years old. 1st county by percentage ranks Lowndes County. Statistic also says that 80% of teenage pregnancies are unintended and to unmarried teens. 70% of teen pregnancies are fathered by men older than 20. Unintended birth often leads to unplanned marriages or single parenting. These…

Saturday

12

February 2011

Becoming a Young Parent in Arkansas – Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, parenting, parents, pregnancy, teen, teenage, young

As young people are getting more liberal, engaging in sex relationships during high school, it is no wonder that number of teenage parents is increasing. About 80 percent of those who will become young parents, did not plan this, and are totally unprepared. Arkansas finds itself in to 5 of teen pregnancies, as more that 60 out of 1000 teen girls give birth every year. Abortion rate is low and…

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

01

February 2011

Symptoms of Drug Abuse Among Teens in California

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, drug, substance, teen, teenage

Drug abuse problem is rising every day among California teens. To deal with this problem, first you must recognize it.   There are many symptoms of drug abuse, and unfortunately, lots of them are hard to be spotted, as they are similar or same as usual changes an average teenager goes through. If, and when you spot some of them, you cannot turn the blind eye and hope that thing…

Wednesday

03

March 2010

Teenage ADD

by At-Risk.org Staff, on ADD, attention deficit, school, teenage, teenager

A teenage individual with ADD can really experience problems when it comes to school and friends. He/ She can experience judgment from others, being ridiculed; this will make the life of the teen miserable rather than happy. Additionally, this ADD is very crucial when it comes to age group. ADD with extreme behavior is usually seen in younger children rather than in teenager. This means that ADD in younger children…