Do You Know What (Drugs) Your Kids Are Doing?

August 11, 2014 by Ella Jameson

It is vital that your teen feels able to talk to you about drugs; if they are using but are afraid of the consequences of telling you it will only lead to more deception.

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Practical Advice for Parents: Prescription Painkiller Abuse

December 10, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Many of us already have painkillers sitting on a shelf in the bathroom medicine cabinet, alongside the aspirin and the allergy meds. Sometimes they’re unused from prior medical or dental problems.

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De-Escalating Parent/Child Conflict

December 10, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

All successful negotiations depend on two outcomes, whether you’re dealing with your 15 year old, or mediating a border dispute in the Middle East.

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The Rescuer’s Plight: Avoiding the Enabling Trap

December 10, 2012 by Cecile

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Fifteen-year-old Andrea is out of control. She drinks, abuses drugs, and dances illegally at a strip club. What can Mom do about it? The answer is surprising.

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Rehab Soundbyte: Determined Mom

April 3, 2012 by Cecile

Mom is determined to stop her son from taking drugs. With that kind of willpower, she’s bound to succeed…. isn’t she?

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The “Party School” Problem

February 29, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

"Well, they’re afraid the college will get a rep as anti- drinking,"

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