Roger Blasco in Youth Drug Use
August 12, 2020

The Increased Harm of Marijuana Use During One's Youth

As more states continue to pass legislation allowing marijuana use in one context or another, young people are increasingly given the idea that "If marijuana is legal, it must be safe!" This couldn't be further from the truth. Marijuana carries a long list of harms, dangers, and risks for young people.


Fabian Padro in Youth Drug Use
June 11, 2020

Manufacturing Internal Change

Reflect, if you will, on the person you were as a teenager. Who was your first crush? What ideals did you cling to? What fallacies do you invest your belief in? These are the years so many emphatically refer to as the ’blunder years’, when we all made many regrettable choices.


Sue Birkenshaw in Youth Drug Use
June 9, 2017

Does Giving Your Kids Every Advantage Protect Them from Drug Abuse?

Recent study shows that the pressure and demands that privileged kids face may lead them to be more susceptible to drug abuse.


Sue Birkenshaw in Youth Drug Use
May 15, 2017

Recognizing Drug Abuse Could Be a Parent’s Stiffest Challenge

It may not be easy to accept that your may child is using drugs, the intitial denial is a natural reaction. Yet a parent needs to learn the signs and be able to face the issue.


Karen in Youth Drug Use
October 1, 2016

Are We Failing Our Kids with Insufficient Drug Prevention?

A typical parent has great hopes and dreams for their children and they work hard to help their kids grow up to be successful. A new survey reveals that today’s kids are not getting the message that success mean being drug-free.