THIS INFORMATION IS FROM AN AMERICAN SITE BUT IT IS VALUABLE FOR ANY PARENTS CONCERNED ABOUT THEIR TEENAGERS POSSIBLE DRUG USE.
“When I was a kid…” doesn’t really work when talking with your kids about marijuana today. It’s a whole […]
The information given below can help to educate parents and caregivers to many of the most commonly used illegal drugs. However it is important to realise that the substances that are the most frequently used by young teenagers are likely […]
I’m your Qualifier
I want to introduce myself to you; I’m your qualifier and the reason you’re here. You believe just because you gave me life and raised me that you know me…but you really don’t. I’d like to use this […]
This section is for parents who have a drug using child – either late teens or early adults. The important thing to remember is that you are not alone – and that you need to get help, advice and support […]
Here are signs
If you overhear your child brag about robo-tripping, getting “crunk” or hanging out with Molly or Stacy, you are probably long overdue for a heart-to-heart talk.
Those are euphemisms for getting high or experimenting with hard drugs.
Experts say the […]
Before they turn 10, doctors say
Having the “booze talk” with kids before they take their first sip of alcohol is crucial, according to a report released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
That moment comes earlier than adults might expect, the group said, meaning pediatricians […]
That Six-Serving Bar of Marijuana Chocolate? My Son Ate It
The candy bar Trish Reske’s son ate, in a similar wrapper. It’s a one-ounce bar, intended as six servings.
Just a week after leaving Boston for a summer internship in California, our 21-year-old son […]
“You never can trust your baby sitters if you’re not alert about drugs.”
The following are excerpts from a talk given by Dr. Marsha Keith Schuchard, a parent and University of Texas Professor of English, on the topic of drug use in […]
By Gwenn Mascioli – Parent
Within the Tredyffrin/Easttown school community, at sporting events, on social media, at dinner tables and beyond… there are many (many) conversations about Chris Herren, a former college and NBA basketball player who lost his career to […]
TEEN REHAB CENTER CEO RELEASES TOP 4 FACTS PARENTS MUST KNOW ABOUT SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
With the variety of drugs passing through streets and schools today, it is difficult to know the details on each one. However, it is […]
We have chosen many articles to put on our PIN website especially for parents. Some of these articles come from other countries – Australia and America particularly.- – but parents there are just as concerned for the welfare of their […]
In the USA prescription drug abuse is rife amongst young people it seems that teens believe if pills have been prescribed legally by a doctor they must be harmless. If a patient gives their pills to another person they could […]
MARIJUANA VS. ALCOHOL
The marijuana lobbyists want to “mainstream” marijuana and call for its regulation to be like alcohol. Let’s make it equal to alcohol, they say. Why are they asking for addiction equality?
When they compare its illegal status to alcohol, […]
Parents need to be very aware of the amount of pro-drugs, especially marijuana (cannabis), messages on the internet. Many young people use social networking and Twitter daily. The following piece of research shows this.
Characterizing the Followers and Tweets of a […]
Coinciding with Drug Action Week 2014, a survey from the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NPIC) at UNSW has revealed that over 65 per cent of parents are foggy on the facts around cannabis use and its effects, despite […]
Parental disapproval contributes to racial, ethnic differences in prescription drug misuse by teens
Parents’ attitudes toward substance use may help to explain observed racial/ethnic variations in prescription drug misuse among teens, reports a study in the May Journal of Developmental & […]