Making Sure Your Child Never Needs Drug Rehab

*+-The care a child receives in making sure he or she does not abuse drugs varies greatly from household to household. In some, parents monitor their children’s activities closely and educate their children on problems associated with substance abuse. Sadly, at the other end of the scale are households where the child’s first drug use was actually with the parent. While this is a small number, it is tragic that it happens at all. In most households, parents do make an attempt to prevent their child from using drugs. But it seems like the decks are stacked against parents. Here’s…

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Does America’s Academic Culture Practically Demand Addictive Drug Use?

*+-When parents send their children off to college, few of them expect those children to become dependent on prescription drug abuse in order to succeed. After all, the earlier generation didn’t have pharmaceutical aids in such profusion. But on campus after campus across the country, increasing numbers of students are using Ritalin, Concerta and Adderall in an attempt to increase focus and improve their ability to study long hours to complete papers or prepare for tests. All three drugs are prescribed for those diagnosed with ADHD in both youth and adults. All three are strong stimulants and are associated with…

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