Teen Alcohol Abuse Articles

Teens and Juvenile Crime

Teens can be helpful and active in their communities, but they can also be the perpetrators or victims of crime. Teens who always follow the lead of peers may be particularly vulnerable to becoming embroiled in criminal activity because they might fall in with the wrong crowd and get talked into committing crimes along with […]

Teens and Counselor Advice

Facing mental problems is a difficult challenge for teens. If you do not feel comfortable discussing problems with your parents, visiting a counselor is another option. Counselors are trained professionals who can help you cope with educational issues, social and relationships concerns, and mental problems in your life. This article addresses several topics related to […]

How To Get Clean from Drugs and Alcohol

During the teenage years, the pressures to participate in drug and alcohol abuse are at their highest. Statistics from recent studies reveal that 27% of teens misuse some drug each month. These misused drugs include marijuana, alcohol, cocaine, and ecstasy, as well as prescription and over the counter medicines. Perhaps the worst part of it […]

Breaking the Cycle of Teen Drug Addiction

Parents face a number of challenges trying to raise happy, healthy children in the 21st century.   Chief among their concerns is the specter of drug abuse and drug addiction.  Mothers and fathers of children who have just entered their teens need to talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol.   Unfortunately, those parents who are […]

Drugs and Alcohol Alternatives for Teens

There are many reasons people turn to drugs, but almost all of them can be satisfied with other activities. Drugs cause so many problems and damage to a person’s health that it’s a good idea to look for other ways to satisfy the needs that draw us towards drugs in the first place. Why do […]

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More Abuse and Addiction Resources

Do you have more questions about alcohol and specific drugs? Do you have unanswered questions about other abuses and addictions? If so, check out some of the resources below. Alcohol Screening Facility Search Find Help in your area with this online database of over 11,000 nationwide drug and alcohol abouse treatment facilities. Child Help USA […]

Parent Help for Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Home Drug Test Kit – Urine Home Drug Test Kit – Hair Order our FDA approved home drug tests to find out if your teen is doing drugs. Is Your Teen on Drugs? Know the signs and symptoms of teen drug abuse and what you can do to help. Is Your Teen Abusing Alcohol? Know […]

Is Your Teen Abusing Alcohol?

Even if you’ve talked to your child about alcohol and its negative effects, that doesn’t guarantee that he or she will stay away from it. Though having frequent discussions can certainly help, you should still be aware of the signs that your child may be abusing alcohol. Anyone underage shouldn’t be drinking at all, but […]

Teen Addiction News and Information

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How to Get Sober

Realizing that you have a drinking problem is the first step to getting sober, but it’s a long path to sobriety. While it’s not an easy one, it is very much worth it, because once you realize that you no longer need alcohol to survive it opens up a whole new world for you to […]

Teen Binge Drinking – What it is and How it Kills

Binge drinking can be dangerous no matter what your age, but for teens, the risks increase. Since the teenage brain is still growing and developing, it is more easily damaged by large amounts of alcohol; binge drinking can be the perfect way to destroy developing brain cells. Almost two-thirds of teens admit to binge drinking. […]

Teen Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Most people don’t become dependent on alcohol overnight, but it’s important to know what the signs of addiction are. If you think you or a friend might be on the path to alcoholism, now is the time to get some help and avoid the pain and problems that come with an alcohol addiction. Alcohol abuse […]

The Truth About Detox and Staying Clean

Detoxing, whether from drugs, alcohol, or both is never fun. Once the body is dependent on a substance, it can be very stubborn about letting it go! That’s why there are detox centers and doctors who can help people get off drugs and quit drinking, because most people can’t do it on their own. Before […]

How to Get Clean from Drugs

Whether you are trying to get off drugs yourself, or helping a friend do so, getting clean is a hard process. There are various methods of getting clean, but it’s important that the addict has support, since it is very difficult to do this alone. There are many ways for a friend to show support. […]

Fighting Addiction in the 21st Century

Fighting an addiction is like watching time pass slowly on a clock. The seconds will tick away, you are staying away from it, but boy do you really want more. Maybe you gamble, or want to smoke marijuana or use cocaine. Addiction destroys countless lives in the world. It destroys families. If you have ever […]