How To Talk To Your Teen About Drugs

How To Talk To Your Teen About Drugs

  Talking about drugs can be difficult. It’s an important conversation for parents to have with teens, but many don’t know where to start. If you are concerned, it’s a good idea to keep the following tips in mind.     Be Factual   Teenagers are far more informed than you might think. When you talk about drugs, stay away from the scare tactics. Instead, be real. Tell them what can really happen if they used drugs, both from a health standpoint and a legal standpoint. Let them know about the real consequences. There are enough problems with drugs that Read more »

Recovery for Teens: It’s Okay to Ask for Help

Recovery for Teens: It’s Okay to Ask for Help

We are a group of drug and alcohol free teens, but not all of us have always been that way. Our friend, Thomas, used to have a drinking problem. Ever since he started drinking his father’s whiskey in secret when he was 14, he developed an alcohol habit. Luckily, last year he was able to go to rehab at The Recovery VillageĀ and seek treatment. After going through the program, he was able to find something new to live for, a new hope. There is a misconception that teens can’t have drinking problems. Afterall, they aren’t even old enough to drink Read more »