At-Risk

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Friday

04

February 2011

Prescription drug abuse - Arizona teens get high with legal drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, drugs, legal, substance, teen, teens

Millions of people live longer healthier lives because of prescription drugs. However, not taking medications as directed or using another one's medications can be devastating or even deadly. Prescription drug abuse can be just as dangerous and addictive as taking illegal street drugs. Unfortunately, more and more teenagers from Arizona tend to prescription drug abuse. Prescription drugs are the most commonly abused drugs only second to Marijuana. -…

Friday

07

January 2011

Parenting Teenagers – When to Increase Your Teens Privileges

by At-Risk.org Staff, on parenting, privileges, teen, teenagers, teens

One of the biggest questions that comes with parenting teenagers is when they are ready to take on more responsibilities, when are they ready to have more privileges. Of course if you have a troubling teen that causes plenty of trouble and argues with you all the time that is a sign that he is not ready to take on more responsibilities as freedom, but it also means that you…

Thursday

28

January 2010

Sexuality

by At-Risk.org Staff, on discuss, educate, encounter, important, parent, parents teen, responsible, sexuality, source, teens, teens sexuality, willing

Sexuality might refer to the manner in which people express themselves as sexual beings. Normally such tendency, behavior or feelings start exhibiting themselves in adolescent years and in so doing has been the cause of many conflicts between parents and their teen children. It is without doubt that the most explosive and conflict prone years for many parents and their children is when the children are in their teens. Many…

Monday

18

January 2010

Harmful effects of common drugs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on addiction, alcohol abuse, blood pressure, cancer, depressants, drugs, ecstasy, effects, heart, heartbeat, liver, lung, marijuana, problems, risk, stimulants, stomach, teens, tobacco smoke

Some of the common drugs that teens are involved in are alcohol, marijuana, heroine, cocaine, crack, amphetamines, methamphetamines, ecstasy, PCP, mushrooms, steroid, tobacco, Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide or LSD, Ritalin, and designer drugs. There are other drugs you should look at through this link. All teens and parents should know the facts – these drugs have side effects, even when taken in small quantities. Although different drugs have different effects on…