Ways to Show Your Recovering Teenager that You Love Them

One of the characteristics that makes someone want to retreat to drugs and alcohol is feeling unloved. Sometimes this happens from feeling insecure in the relationship with their parents and other times feeling unloved comes through their suffering self-esteem from not doing the right thing. Part of the problem when someone has an addiction is…

Surgeon General Calls Vaping an Epidemic Amongst Teens

In December, the United States Surgeon General issued a warning stating that vaping has become a national epidemic amongst teens. Vice Admiral Jerome Adams quoted in his speech, “More than 3.6 million U.S. youth, including 1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students currently use e-cigarettes.” According to those statistics,…

The Real Effect Cyberbullying Has on Your Teen

Victims of cyberbullying have a tough time dealing with the impact the abuse has on them. Bullying in any capacity will lower self-esteem and create unnecessary fear to cause significant psychological and emotional distress, but cyberbullying can cause even more chaos. Anxiety, depression, struggling academics, and physical ailments also become prevalent with cyberbullying because these…