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Is It Time To Stop The Bullying-to-Drugs Cycle?

Bullying isn’t a new phenomenon. Every generation has experienced some form of it. What is new? The mode of modern harassment and the availability of drugs that promise an escape. Being Bullied Hurts When teens today experience bullying, it’s often broadcast to the world. Technology allows b... [Read More]

Should Narcan Administration Training Be A School Requirement?

Reading, writing, arithmetic, science, history…overdose recovery?  As thousands across the country die each year from opioid overdose, the schools have not been insulated from the epidemic. And now, new questions have begun to arise: should students be taught to administer Narcan, a drug tha... [Read More]

Parents’ Guide to Aftercare for Teenagers in Drug and Alcohol Recovery

When your teenager has a problem with substance abuse, you may think that getting them to attend treatment is the most important part of their recovery. However, participating in a treatment program does not guarantee that your teen will remain sober. Addiction is a chronic condition in which rela... [Read More]

7 Substance Abuse and Addiction Facts Parents Usually Get Wrong

Sharon was worried about her son, Tom. His grades were slipping, he hardly came out of his room, and he just quit the basketball team. She knew something was wrong, but had no idea what it could be. Sharon tried talking to her son, but that usually led to an argument. What she didn’t know w... [Read More]

You Can’t Overdose on an Over the Counter Drug, Right? (Wrong!)

The pill bottle rattled in Steven’s nervous hands. Trying to hurry, he accidentally dropped the bottle on the bathroom floor. Steven only had a few minutes before his mom returned from the store. This wasn’t the first time he’d swiped a few pills from the medicine cabinet. He decided... [Read More] is operated by Recovery Brands LLC, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc. Learn more about what this means here
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