Mistakes Parents Make with Their Teen’s Substance Abuse

Everyone makes mistakes as some point in their life that is a fact. Parents tend to beat themselves up about making mistakes with their teens especially when it comes to substance abuse. Mistakes are expected to occur because with substance abuse, there is no clear way on how to navigate through such a turbulent circumstance.…

Are Flavors Being Banned for E-cigarettes?

Vapor emitting devices known as e-cigarettes have become a multibillion-dollar industry in the United States and have succeeded in their profits without fully knowing their long-term effects. E-cigarettes were marketed to be the scapegoat from smoking traditional cigarettes even though there was no research or proof of legitimacy of this claim. What has happened now,…

Why Is Meditation Beneficial for Adolescents?

There could be dissention in thinking that meditation for adolescents is a good idea. Whether the perception that meditation embodies religious beliefs or is a wacky practice for tree huggers, meditation is beneficial for people of all ages including adolescents. The truth is that meditation is whatever your adolescent makes it out to be. Meditation…

How the Holidays Can Affect Teens’ Recovery Path

Recovery is something that must be carried on for all 365 days of the year with a one-day-at-a-time mentality. For a teenager who struggles with substance abuse, sometimes staying sober on the daily can be a tall order to fulfill, especially during the holiday season. After Thanksgiving, the feeling of a festive holiday spirit becomes…