Children of Parents With an Alcohol Addiction

Children of parents with alcoholism are at risk of experiencing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, and drug or alcohol abuse. Children of parents with an addiction to alcohol can feel uncertain, unstable, neglected, disorganized, and lonely. Bottom line: growing up in an alcoholic home is growing up in a home of…

Children of Parents With an Addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction affects grown ups’ mental and physical health, finances, job productivity, and relationships. Loved ones suffer the consequences of drug and alcohol addiction when they are related to a grown up with addiction in any form. People with loved ones addicted to drugs or alcohol struggle with a wide range of emotions…

Effects of Substance Abuse On Teens

Many teens experiment with drugs and alcohol, which often leads to addiction. There are many harmful effects from a teen’s substance abuse. A teenager’s brain is still growing, and important processes in development are hindered from drug and alcohol use. Teens are vulnerable to peer-pressure, which is a major factor in a teen’s substance abuse.…

Teens are Letting Teens Drive Under the Influence and its a Problem

More than 2,000 young people who had graduated high school within the last one to two years took part in two national surveys, the data of which was analyzed by researchers at Colorado State University. Young people in the surveys answered questions about driving with other people who were under the influence. Participants disclosed information…

Do Only ‘Bad Kids’ get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol?

The opioid epidemic which has spread among teens and adolescents has proven one thing to be certain: addiction belongs to nobody. Addiction is a disease which does not discriminate. Race, color, heritage, academic achievements, sports, social standing, socioeconomic bracket, and neighborhood don’t make a difference when it comes to addiction. There are some influencing factors,…