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Teens Drugs

The Unlikely Force Driving Teen Prescription Drug Addiction: Parents?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

A recent study by The Partnership at Drugfree.org reveals that parents are taking a hands-off approach to prescription drugs even though we have clear evidence of the magnitude of the epidemic.

How She Overcome Prescription Drug Addiction (VIDEO)

Posted 04.12.2013 | Teen

Nineteen-year-old Alicia Clouse started experimenting prescription pills and marijuana when she was in the eighth grade. Eventually, the Florida teen ...

Report: Teen Drug Use Now An 'Epidemic'

TIME | Posted 08.29.2011 | Healthy Living

In a new report on drug, alcohol and tobacco use among teens in the U.S., the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia Univ...

The Lowdown on 420: Guiding Your Teen Through The Weeds

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Duffy, Psy.D.

On days like 420, I encourage you to err on the side of openness and communication over fear and silence. Talk to your child about the "420s."