Finding Balance: Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Addicted Child

If your child has just begun a drug treatment program, you are likely experiencing a sense of relief and newly restored hopefulness. At the same time, you know that you still have a long road ahead, and it can be difficult to remain strong and optimistic after you have already been through so much. At […]

Talk to Your Teens About What They Faced in 2013

Heroes, I have to say that I really hesitated to publish this infographic. It’s more graphic than I usually like to have around here…being family friendly is very important to the publishing team. That said, we’re publishing it because it’s also important for all of us to pay attention to what’s going on in the […]

How to Teach Your Kids About Drug Safety

One of the most stressful conversations you can have with your kids is the “drug talk.” However, just like the sex conversation, this is a conversation that needs to happen. We are reminded every day about the dangers of drugs, but it’s still important that you and your kids have this heart to heart. It […]

Youth Gone Wild – How to Stay Out of Trouble in Your Youth

As you get older, you will notice that time goes by faster. That is why it is important for you to enjoy yourself while you are young. Many young people get in trouble trying to have fun, but there are several things that you can do to stay out of trouble while having fun. Below […]

5 Major Reasons Teens Drop Out of High School

Although attaining a high school diploma can be one of the most significant life experiences that an individual has, many people never experience it as a result of their decision to drop out. Throughout America, teens drop out of high school and pursue lives that are fundamentally divorced from the world of education and the […]

Protect Your Children from Prescription Drug Abuse With DEA Take Back Day

Have you ever heard of a DEA Take Back Day? If you have unused prescription drugs in your home (and so many of us do), you can turn in those prescriptions at approved locations. Medicines will be collected with no questions asked and then disposed of properly. If you miss the collection day, it’s still […]