Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

teenagers and drugs



May 2008

Escalation from innocent to deadly

by Staff, on drugs, marijuana, teen issues, teenagers and drugs, troubled teenager

The use of marijuana by hippies is popularly known fact, it has been depicted in many Hollywood movies. It is also a highly effective way of making marijuana look innocent and benign to the eyes of teenagers. But let us also remember that cannabis is a very addicting drug that is believed to be a gateway drug to more potent and more dangerous drugs. Even the hippies themselves moved on…



May 2008

Hippies and drugs

by Staff, on drugs, hippies, marijuana, teen issues, teenagers and drugs, troubled teenagers

Hippies are a major part of modern American history and culture. They played, and are probably still playing, a big role in the arts, music, fashion and the overall contemporary culture. Since the 1960's hippies have existed as a counterculture of the mainstream population, but that doesn't mean that they are not widely accepted in the normal society. One of the most popular traditions of being a hippie is the…