Blog / 2018 / October
October 30, 2018
Fairbanks, the nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment center that supports Hope Academy, has debuted a new adolescent helpline for parents of adolescents who are struggling with substance use issues.
October 25, 2018
Here are eight questions to consider if you are concerned that enabling behaviors are contributing to your child’s substance use.
October 24, 2018
Anne Marie Zanfagna has been an artist for her entire life. But when she lost her daughter, Jacqueline, to a heroin overdose in 2014, her work became more personal.
October 23, 2018
There certainly is a natural inclination on the part of parents to love, protect and nurture their children, but when does it cross a line that can be harmful rather than helpful?
October 18, 2018
Read this overview of CBD by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, including the numerous forms it’s sold in, its efficacy in treating various problems and current knowledge about its relative safety.
October 17, 2018
Addiction and recovery affect the entire family. When family members openly take part in healing, your child will have a better chance of sustaining positive change in the days ahead.
October 16, 2018
There is no doubt that some high school students will try to get high. However, the ways they’re doing it might be changing.
October 15, 2018
Addiction to technology may not sound as bad as other addictions, but it can have serious implications nonetheless.
October 12, 2018
If you suspect that your teen may be smoking marijuana, here’s a few steps you should take to make sure that he or she does not face the consequences of becoming a chronic user.
tags: marijuana, pot
October 10, 2018
In the film "Beautiful Boy," Steve Carell plays a man trying desperately to save his son from addiction.
October 4, 2018
Cannabis causes lasting cognitive impairment in adolescents, according to Canadian researchers.
October 2, 2018
While parents want to address drugs and addiction with their kids, they often don’t know when or how to broach the subject. But it’s immensely important that they do.
October 1, 2018
A new study showed fewer hours of sleep on an average school night is associated with increased odds of unsafe behaviors in teens, including drunken driving, aggressive behavior and use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.