Research has consistently shown that indirect parental influences (e.g., permissiveness of drinking) are associated with increased drinking, heavy episodic drinking, and negative alcohol-related consequences. As levels of parental restrictiveness and supervision ...
Teen brains are more vulnerable to the effects of marijuana than alcohol, a new study finds. Adolescents who begin using marijuana regularly may suffer lasting repercussions in their thinking ability, according ...
A new school year means new experiences and new choices for kids. Some of those choices include whether to give in to peer pressure when it comes to drugs and alcohol. ...
Scientists said drinking regularly as a teenage boy triples the risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer decades later. A new study findings published in the ‘Cancer Prevention Research journal,’ found that ...
WHAT IS DRUGGED DRIVING? Drugged driving is driving under the influence of alcohol, over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, or illegal drugs. Do you think driving while high is safe? Twenty-two percent of ...
The infamous teenage years are prime time for trying new things and asserting one’s independence. As teens transition into adulthood, they often become tempted by adult activities. They want to follow ...
Alcohol appears to be one of social media’s most popular influencers of all. A new study finds that teens who “like” alcohol-related social media posts tend to have issues with alcohol. ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prom night is a milestone in most teenagers lives, but unfortunately the special evening usually coincides with alcohol consumption and other dangerous behaviors. With prom season in full ...
Cole Skinner was hanging from a wall above an abandoned quarry when he heard a car pull up. He and his friends bolted, racing along a narrow path on the quarry’s ...
I used to think of myself as a cool mom. My house has always been where my kids and their friends gather, so it was easy to think that had something ...
Kevin and I sit down at two desks just outside his third period class at a high school in northern San Diego. He is 17 years old and Asian American, with ...
Finally, some good news: A new study finds that delinquent behavior among teens is down sharply in the last decade. Fewer teens are drinking alcohol, using drugs, smoking or taking part ...