Joseph Lee, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Hazelden’s Center for Youth and Families, speaks with Join Together about synthetic drug abuse among teens and what can be done to curb use.
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The White House and Mothers Against Drunk Driving have joined forces to create a new campaign against drugged driving. The campaign calls on parents to become more aware of the consequences of teenagers driving under the influence of drugs.
School counselors have the ability to see inconsistencies in performance or changes in behavior that may fly under the radar of a family member, says Stephanie LoBiondo, MS, of the American School Counselor Association.
The decision by a public college in Missouri to require drug testing of all students has stirred a fierce debate, according to The New York Times.
Doctors frequently fail to ask their young adult patients about excess alcohol use. The findings come from a new study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Rates of alcohol-impaired driving have dropped 30 percent since 2006, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Drunk driving rates remain high among young men, binge drinkers and people who don’t always wear a seatbelt.
Many young adults entering treatment for an addiction want to change, but don’t have the skills, confidence or commitment to do so without help, a new study suggests.
College students who post photos to Facebook showing themselves getting drunk are at higher risk of alcohol dependence and abuse, compared with their classmates with no references to drinking on their pages.
Several restaurant chains that recently added alcohol to their menus have decided it causes more problems than it’s worth. Customers aren’t buying as many drinks as expected, and selling alcohol is causing many logistical problems.
More than a decade of research by CASA Columbia has found that the more often kids eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs, explains Kathleen Ferrigno, Director of Marketing.