Teenage alcoholism requires professional treatment. If you are thinking about pursuing alcohol treatment for your teen, you are probably wondering what treatment involves. The first step is to take your teen to a medical professional that has experience in treating addiction. Your teen will probably need detox which usually requires inpatient treatment.
Teenage alcoholism is best treated in a “rehab” facility where your teen is away from the family as well as peers that have been a bad influence. What information is important to a professional when evaluating your teen? Read More
Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse are very serious problems. Many parents are in complete denial about teenage substance abuse. Parents are often not as vigilant as they should be to physical indicators that their teen is abusing drugs or alcohol. Is teenage drug and alcohol abuse occurring right under your nose?
Here are 8 physical signs to watch out for if you suspect your teen is using drugs and alcohol: Read More
Conduct Disorder is an emotional and behavioral disorder in childhood and adolescence that involves aggression, bullying, destruction of property, truancy, and running away.
Teenage alcoholism and teenage drug abuse, is often seen along with Conduct Disorder. Attention Deficit Disorder tends to precede it.
A recent study in the October issue of Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine showed: Read More
Teenage alcoholism is very serious. I was shocked reading the following; in the UK, the majority of underage drinking problems that show up in their emergency rooms are girls; some as young as 10 years old. This number has increased over 32% over the last 5 years. 9000/13,000 alcohol related admissions were for alcohol dependence. Underage drinking in girls has the following 6 risks: Read More