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Clubbing and Drug Abuse

Do you have a son or daughter or maybe a friend who spends a lot of time going to nightclubs or dance clubs? Then the chances are very good that they are using drugs as well. Probably a combination of … Continue reading

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Our Dreams for Kids Just Don’t Include Drug Abuse

There’s a current news release from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on the subject of youth and drug abuse. It is more than a little dismaying. The report gives the numbers of young people who are … Continue reading

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Fourteen Rules When Dealing with Addiction

When you’ve got a loved one who is addicted, it seems like all the rules change. The ways you have learned to care about and be patient with them just don’t work any more. The problem is that it often … Continue reading

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“What’s the Problem with Drug Use?”

Your kids probably will not come right out and ask you this question. Most kids are going to believe what they hear from other kids and see happening right in front of them: Their friends are smoking pot or drinking … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Teen from Drugs May Mean Being a Detective

Really, just about no one wants to think of their kid using drugs. But being the parent of a drug-free child may include learning how to be a good detective. Among the young, there is a greater and greater acceptance … Continue reading

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Why Are We Writing about Ketamine?

We have just released a new educational booklet on ketamine, a drug that people abuse and become addicted to. You may not have heard much about this drug so why are we writing about it? In some circles, it’s quite … Continue reading

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How to Keep Teens Safe From Drug Abuse as School Year Ends

From your point of view as a parent, it probably seems like the school year just started. But in the eyes of your teenaged children, it has been an eternity since the year began, and the last day of school … Continue reading

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What Are the Economic Costs of Drug Abuse

How much do drugs really cost the United States? We all know that drugs are taking a major toll on society, but what is the real impact that they have on our country? It’s difficult to answer this question with … Continue reading

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How Might Your Child Hide Their Drug Abuse?

Most parents want their children to stay away from drugs while they are growing up. But when kids do start to use one drug or another, it’s not like they walk up to their parents and announce the fact. Quite … Continue reading

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Some Parents Enable Drug Abuse Instead of Oppose it

That is a very sad statement. But more and more, I find evidence that it is true. One might just hope that our high numbers of drug-abusing teens are just due to parents not knowing exactly how to approach the … Continue reading

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