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Identifying teen alcohol and drug abuse

Original source: https://pennstatehealthnews.org/2014/09/the-medical-minute-identifying-teen-alcohol-and-drug-abuse/ The number of teens who abuse tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other substances hasn’t changed much in the past couple of decades – but for those who are prone to addiction for one reason or another, the menu of substances to choose from is larger than ever. September 17, 2014Penn State Health News Parents […]

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Raising drug-free kids

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=f072613e-9083-4a7b-a34e-5d2850280544#.Wp7hN1w-dBy When it comes to helping kids steer clear of drugs, a parent’s positive influence, involvement and support can make a world of difference. Drugs are every parent’s concern. Be they illicit substances, like cocaine or methamphetamine, or abused prescription or over-the-counter medications, drugs pose a risk to children from all walks of life. […]

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Take time to talk to teens about alcohol

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e9dd74b7-3307-4c79-8108-dbdc9869d074#.WphXYh3wbRZ Prom activities are right around the corner, and it’s easy to get carried away with celebrating. But this year, make sure alcohol doesn’t turn the event into a tragedy for your teen. A lifesaving talk One of the most dangerous things a teenager can do is drink alcohol. But it’s likely that a […]

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3 drugs parents should know about

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=deaadc9a-34f1-4bf4-ae0a-dd666c7addcb#.WphXBR3wbRZ Alcohol. Marijuana. Cocaine. These substances have been around a long time. Parents worried about their teen using these products would probably recognize them on sight. But parents may be less familiar with some of the newer illicit drugs—like bath salts, salvia and spice. In recognition of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, here’s […]

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