Blog / 2018 / June
June 29, 2018
Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside them do as well.
June 28, 2018
The best apology you can hope to receive is your child’s changed behavior.
June 27, 2018
Often our friends, neighbors, co-workers and even family members are suffering emotionally and don’t recognize the symptoms or won’t ask for help. Learn about the five signs that may mean someone is in emotional pain and might need help.
June 26, 2018
The rapid adoption of e-cigarettes has been driven, at least in part, by a huge jump in the potency of e-liquids.
June 25, 2018
Hope Academy Principal Linda Gagyi was recently interviewed on Catholic Radio Indy’s Faith In Action podcast.
June 22, 2018
More than four in 10 millennials — 42 percent — personally know someone who has dealt with an opioid addiction, according to a new NBC News GenForward millennial poll.
June 21, 2018
According to a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, e-cigarettes use may lead to marijuana initiation.
June 19, 2018
For parents, it’s often hard to separate the warning signs of mental illness from typically erratic teenage behavior.
June 18, 2018
People who are generous and volunteer their time for the benefit of others seem to be happier than those who don’t, and happy people tend to have fewer health complaints and live longer than those who are unhappy.
June 15, 2018
Read about some great dads who have taken the devastation they experienced with their child’s addiction and are using it for good. They have made it their mission to spread awareness about the dangers of drug use. They are giving back to make life a better place for those coming after.
June 14, 2018
Many people are unaware of marijuana addiction. But in the public health and medical communities, it is a well-defined disorder that includes physical withdrawal symptoms, cravings and psychological dependence.
June 13, 2018
Pot is increasingly replacing cigarettes and alcohol as the first drug of choice among young Americans.
June 12, 2018
Hope Academy will offer a variety of activities in July to keep its students active and engaged during their summer break and help prevent relapse for substance abuse.
June 11, 2018
Drug prevention education in schools has evolved significantly since the "Just Say No" days of the '80s — and now typically takes an approach that's more appropriate for the era of ubiquitous weed access. It's one that emphasizes decision-making and critical thinking skills instead of abstinence.
June 8, 2018
As a result of the opioid epidemic, more people are aware of the dangers of prescription painkillers. But there are other medicines commonly found in the medicine cabinet that also pose a risk of addiction for your family.
June 7, 2018
Universities have never been particularly friendly to sobriety, and though some offer substance-free housing, it’s rare to find the array of supports provided by comprehensive recovery communities. That is starting to change.
June 5, 2018
The 2017-18 Hope Academy school year is officially in the books. You can watch a slideshow of photos from throughout the school year here.
June 4, 2018
Hope Academy honored its Class of 2018 and marked the recovery high school’s 12th anniversary with a commencement ceremony on June 2. This year’s class had seven graduates.
June 1, 2018
Cresthaven Elementary School in Silver Spring, Md., is one of growing number of schools offering kids training in how to manage emotions, handle stress and improve interpersonal relationships.