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Drug Abuse

  • Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependence in Adolescents

    Substances frequently abused by adolescents include alcohol, marijuana, and amphetamines. Some teens are at higher risk of developing substance-related disorders.

  • How to Spot Drug Use in Kids

    Although most adolescents who use drugs don't become drug abusers or drug addicts in adulthood, drug use in adolescence can put their mental, emotional and physical health at risk.

  • How to Talk About Drugs With Your Kids

    The key is communication. Talking to your children is only half the answer. Listening is the other half.

  • Could Your Child Have a Drug Problem?

    Before assuming your child is taking drugs, find out if something else may be causing him or her to behave unusually.

  • Cough Medicine Abuse by Teens

    A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.

  • Teens and Prescription Drugs

    Many young people take prescription drugs because they believe they are safer than street drugs, but they can be just as dangerous if taken improperly.

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