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Using Replacement Activities to Help Your Child Avoid a Relapse Into Addiction

Published on August 13th, 2014

Addiction recovery is no simple task. It can feel overwhelming to the people recovering and their support system. Simple challenges seem like unavoidable roadblocks that often lead back to old habits. For many people recovering from addiction and their families, the time after rehab is one of the hardest to get through. If you have a child […]

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Avoid Addiction: Helping Your Teen Stay Away From Drugs/Alcohol

Published on August 13th, 2014

All parents worry about their teenagers getting involved in drugs and alcohol. You want your teen to grow up to be a happy, successful person with a family of their own. The last thing you want is for them to develop an addiction that will ruin their life. Addictions are much easier to prevent than […]

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Warning: Is Your Teen Having Suicidal Thoughts?

Published on August 13th, 2014

Teenagers are notoriously surly and withdrawn. As a parent, you wonder what happened to the sweet little child who never wanted to leave your side. Most of the time when teenagers act out and push away their parents, they’re being normal teens. However, some things that seem like normal teenage behavior are actually signs your […]

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The Dangerous Effects of Alcohol on Teens

Published on August 13th, 2014

As a parent, you only want the best for your children. You love them, you raise them, and try to give them the tools they need to make responsible, healthy decisions. But, you can’t control everything. If you are afraid that your teen has started drinking or fear that he or she has already developed […]

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Understanding Methamphetamine: Its Addictive Properties, Dangers, and Warning Signs

Published on August 13th, 2014

Are you worried that your loved one could be addicted to methamphetamine? Understanding methamphetamine, the signs of addiction, and the stages of use is the first step to determining what action you should take and figuring out how to help. What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is best known by its shortened form: meth. Some slang terms […]

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