The Time is Now, Not Later: Don’t Wait for ‘Rock Bottom’
Though October is Substance Abuse Prevention Month, it doesn’t mean we should forget about those currently struggling with substance abuse […]Read more
Substance Abuse Prevention: Countering Peer Pressure
October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month! So far I’ve addressed when and how to talk to kids about drugs […]Read more
Coping With Withdrawal Anxiety, Don’t Wait for “Rock Bottom”
Coping With Withdrawal Anxiety, Don’t Wait for “Rock Bottom” Going to rehabilitation isn’t the problem, it’s having to go […]Read more
13,000 Drug Traffickers Released Early in Calif., 46,000 Reduced Sentences Follow
New sentencing stipulations regarding nonviolent drug crimes will soon be in effect as early as next month. The LA Times […]Read more
Your Past Substance Abuse: Is it Affecting Your Kids?
Most parents have something in their past they’d rather their child never find out about: their awkward teenage years, that […]Read more
Are Celebrities Influencing Drug Use Among Teens?
Miley Cyrus sang about Molly and hard partying. Wiz Khalifa is difficult to recognize without a joint (or two) in […]Read more
Did America Ever Shake Its Opium Addiction?
Here’s a little known fact: one of the plants early settlers brought to the land that would become America was […]Read more
Are Programs Like S.A.D.D. and D.A.R.E. Effective?
With desperation mounting in the search for effective ways to end substance abuse in the U.S., parents are desperate for […]Read more
Addiction & Self Harm: 9 Life Saving Things You Can Do for Teens & Young Adults Now
“Parents often think addiction is their fault, so they don’t want to see it. The fact is it’s no one’s […]Read more
Addiction & Recovery: Aligning Your Chakras for Mental, Physical, & Spiritual Health
If you’re familiar with Eastern medicine you’ve probably heard a great deal about the body’s chakra system- and even if […]Read more