Why it's important to show your children some love and talk to them about the effects of drugs.
You need to know know why kids use, what the warning signs are, and what to do about it. If you have any inklings, doubts or concerns about the possibility that your child may be using, YOU MUST TAKE ACTION. If you are wrong, so be it. And if you are right, the sooner you intervene, the better the chances are for recovery. You don't want to take a 'wait and see' parenting approach with this.
Figure out how to talk about drugs and substance abuse with your teen... the right way.
By Parent Advocate, Sue Scheff, for GalTime.comdetecting and preventing substance abuse in your teens
Drug use (substance abuse) is a serious cry for help, and making your teen feel ashamed or embarrassed can make the problem worse.
Some common behavior changes you may notice if your teenager is abusing drugs and alcohol are:
My current favorite tips to help you create a healthy, fulfilling, sustainable relationship!
People ask me all the time for dating tips and advice, and I definitely have some current favorites. Whether you’re back on the dating scene after a divorce/difficult breakup/death of a spouse; whether you were plain old dumped and are afraid to have your heart broken again; are a single parent; are intimidated by online dating; wouldn’t know where to start or even what to say if you saw someone you liked; or are simply starting over, try these twelve tips on for size.
If you have a pattern of dating men who use recreational drugs — or engage in any activity of which you disapprove — you may be wondering how to attract a different kind of guy. In this video, psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Susan Pazak explains what you can do to break the cycle of unhealthy relationships.
The Number One Leading Cause of Death in America Is?
When I ask this question to my audience at lectures, they are always astounded that the answer is: medical intervention people receive at hospitals. At the time of writing this article several years ago, deaths from medical intervention in hospitals was around 200,000 and ranked fourth behind, heart disease, cancer and stroke. A few years ago well known health researcher Gary Null N.D.
Actor Matthew Underwood, was arrested after being found with weed ... in a minor's bedroom!
He used to play Logan Reese on the Nickelodeon show Zoey 101 alongside Britney Spears' little sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, but it looks like these days Matthew Underwood prefers playing "Let's get high with a minor in her bedroom."