Archive for the ‘Parents and Teens’ Category

This does not surprise me, and is part of the problem.  Although if someone wants to get these drugs they will one way or the other. But monitoring more closely may help reduce the risk of creating new addicts instead of just dependency.

Doctors lax in monitoring patients on addicting drugs – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

These kids just don’t have a clue. Parents can be just as blind. It’s so sad and unnecessary.

Heroin just keeps cutting young kids down – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

A bath salt sold in some stores across the country is making it’s own tsunami party with teens, and adults alike, and it’s called Ivory Wave.

New Year’s resolutions, and holiday festivities can be a burden for drug addicts because one involves a commitment, and the other a get-together with family, and friends who are probably aware of your problems.

New year’s resolutions, holiday seasons-difficult for the addict and family – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

December marks National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, and is an appropriate time to highlight the problem because of the holidays celebrated during this time.

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

Researchers at McLean Hospital in Boston, in a small study, have suggested that teens who smoke marijuana before the age of 16 have a higher risk of long-term brain damage than those who start later in life.

Marijuana and teen brains don’t mix suggests a study – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

A 14 year old girl with Down syndrome was found living in a trailer with her dead mother for nine days in Chilliwack, British Columbia reported CTV News Nov. 11, 2010.

Girl with Down’s Syndrome found living with her dead mother – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

Hyper-texting and hyper-networking poses a fresh health risk for teens say researchers who reported their findings at the American Public Health Association’s 138th Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, CO, in a report released November 2, 2010.

Hyper-texting and hyper-networking posing new health risks for teens – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

An energy drink containing alcohol has been implicated in the rape of a 14 year old Melvindale, MI girl according to clickondetroit.com 10-28-2010.

Energy drink implicated in alleged rape of 14 year old girl – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.

Is marijuana addictive? Marijuana is a physically, and mentally addictive substance that ruins lives, makes people lazy, hungry and only losers smoke the stuff. The last part of that statement is one of many comments some people actually believe, and usually gets people so heated up they morph into keyboard gangsters, and hurl insults at each other through cyberspace. Here’s my latest article guys.

Marijuana addiction: Substance Abuse Treatment 101 – Detroit substance abuse | Examiner.com.