Teen Substance Use During COVID
As we mark the anniversary of the global pandemic, there is new research about young people and substance use during COVID-19. The pandemic has taken a big toll on the mental health of both adults and children, which is generally considered a predicter for increased substance use. But some new research suggests that adolescents and teens are experiencing fewer of the other major factors that influence drug and alcohol use at a young age, which may be a positive sign.
Should I Send My Teen to Drug RehabIf this is their first time going to treatment, there is a high chance inpatient drug rehab will not be the best answer to your teen’s substance use. Absolutely, substances are harmful to your teen and treatment will be helpful. However, just like over...
Tips for Parents of Hesitant Teens
Most of the teens I work with are anxious and even resistant to begin therapy when we first meet. When parents want their kid to start treatment and bring it up, it often ends in one of two way.