What You Should Still Expect About Parenting a Teenage Boy in Recovery

Parenting a teenage boy in recovery is an adventure full of new lifestyle choices, conversations, and a structure different from most of his friends. There are still the nuances of male adolescence that any parent of a teenage boy, even one in recovery, gets to enjoy. Their hygiene won’t be perfect: Part of the recovery…

What You Don’t Expect About Parenting a Teenage Boy in Recovery

Parenting a teenage boy in the height of an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can be a nightmare. When your teenager enters recovery, everything changes, for the better. You will have more meaningful conversations than you ever have Adolescent and teenage boys who go through treatment experience for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction develop…

Examining The Effect Of Alcohol On The Adolescent Brain

Over 1,400 adolescents between the ages of 14 and 18 were studied for a massive research effort on the part of the Brain Foundation of the Netherlands, conducted by Leiden University and other academic participants. A longitudinal study, which is too rare when it comes to studying the effects of alcohol on the adolescent brain,…

The Real Effect Of Your Teenager Being On Their Phone All The Time

Over half of parents in a report produced by Common Sense Media in 2017 believe that their teens are “addicted” to their digital devices, especially their mobile ones. Typically, teenagers aren’t quick to agree with their parents, especially when it comes to something their brain prefers. The teenage brain is still developing in the frontal…