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How to Help Your Resistant Teen Get The Treatment They Need

Parenting a teenager is never easy. Daily stress, social pressures, school, and hormonal changes cause teens to act differently every day. It can be especially hard for those struggling with mood disorders or substance abuse to show support and get them the treatment they need. Here are some great ways to support your resistant teen…

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Treatment Presentation for Those that Need It

Helping a loved one get help for substance abuse isn’t always easy. Unfortunately, stigmas like shame and guilt around substance use can make it hard for people to ask for help and accept help from friends and family. Presenting treatment to others can be a safe, inclusive way to help someone you love to prepare…

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Could Behavioural Addiction Treatment Help Your Teen?

Parenting a teenager struggling with addiction is never easy. For many parents, facing their teen’s addiction can bring on feelings of failure and regret. While this is common, it’s important to understand that addiction among teens is increasingly common and treatable. A behavioural addiction treatment program can help parents and teens navigate recovery, their relationships,…

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Is Weed Addictive?

People have been using marijuana for centuries. Whether enjoying the drug’s euphoric or painkilling effects, people smoke or ingest weed medicinally and recreationally. For teens, marijuana is often the first drug they use when experimenting with altering substances. While there is great debate over marijuana, it can be addictive. Marijana abuse in teens can cause…