Many times in life, you are going to be pressured into doing something you don’t want to. Your teenage years are no exception. In fact, this is a time in your ...
You probably see and hear a lot about alcohol—from TV, movies, music, and your friends. But what are the real facts about underage alcohol use? Read More
The time will come in almost every teen’s life when they are confronted with drugs or alcohol. Some lucky ones may not experience this kind of peer pressure, but the unfortunate ...
We would save ourselves a lot of trouble and hassle if we could find ways to manage stress and busy days in ways other than drinking alcohol. Our natural reaction to ...
When you start wondering if you are addicted to drugs – alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, cigarettes – it’s time to start thinking about taking action. That really means getting the right kind ...
You are at risk of rape on campus, at parties, and nightclubs from sexual predators using date rape drugs. What exactly are date rape drugs? Any substance that renders you incapable ...
Just because there’s alcohol around you, that doesn’t mean you have to drink it – it’s pretty easy to say no and drink some soda or something. But don’t do it ...
Prom is a night that almost all teens look forward to, and yet it can end in disaster for some with consequences that are far-reaching. Staying safe on prom night isn’t ...
Alcoholism is when your body is completely dependent on alcohol. You cannot control your drinking and you continue to drink despite its negative effects on your life. Check out some of ...
The rates of teen drinking and drug use in the United States and the UK have fallen over the last 10 years. According to the New York Times, researchers are attributing ...
Alcohol is the most frequently used drug by teenagers in the United States. Significant statistics regarding alcohol use in teens include that about half of junior high and senior high school ...
Message for Teenagers Know the law. Marijuana, hallucinogens, crack, cocaine, methamphetamine, and many other substance are illegal. Depending on where you are caught, you could face high fines and jail time. ...
The time will come in almost every teen’s life when they are confronted with drugs or alcohol. Some lucky ones may not experience this kind of peer pressure, but the unfortunate ...
If you’re a teen or young adult, it may seem like a lot of fun to get high or drunk. When you look at your friends who are intoxicated, they don’t ...
The use of alcohol, marijuana, prescription medications and illicit substances declined among U.S. teens again in 2016, continuing a long-term trend, according to a study released on Tuesday by the National ...
Binge drinking is defined as consuming four or more drinks within two hours for women, and five or more drinks for men. In the U.S., the NIAAA says it is a ...
Teen addictions are increasing drastically in the United States. Based on a recent study, there is 15 percent of teens engaging in substance abuse, and 15.5 percent of teens have smoked, ...
Chances are, you aren’t exactly thrilled when you wake up to a text you sent the night before professing your undying love an ex, or that nugget of “truth” you felt ...
It seems that every generation feels the need to push the limits when it comes to risky behavior. For teens today, that means bypassing the old-fashioned rum-and-Cokes and heading straight for ...
As communities nationwide battle a growing opioid and heroin use epidemic, researchers and public health officials are scrambling to identify how abuse may begin. One of those sources, research suggests, could ...
Having a loved one struggle with a drug addiction can be overwhelming. Your desire to help absolutely comes from the right place, but it can feel impossible to know what do ...
Alcohol and teens are a volatile and potentially dangerous mix. Each year, more than 4,500 Americans under age 21 die from alcohol-related car crashes, homicides, suicides, alcohol poisoning and similar circumstances, ...
With prom season, graduation, and the start of summer upon us, it’s more important than ever to be aware of teen alcohol abuse—and the very real threat of alcohol poisoning. While ...