06 Oct

School Stress: Stimulant Abuse – Kids Know About It but Parents Don’t

Many students are stressed out from academic pressure – AP classes, extracurricular activities, homework, college applications, and more.

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14 Jul

Studies Suggest Parents Can Play Important Role in Preventing Teen Drinking

Two new studies suggest parents can play an important role in preventing teens from drinking, 

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15 Apr

Why letting teens sleep in could save lives

(CNN)Ask parents of teenagers what they're worried about, and among the issues they're likely to bring up is their teens not getting enough sleep. So many teens stay up past midnight and get up early, especially when their school starts, in some cases, well before 8:00 a.m.

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11 Dec

Teens Who See Others Drink, Use Drugs More Likely to Engage in Antisocial Behavior

Teens who see others drink or use drugs are more likely to engage in antisocial behavior on that same day, a new study suggests. The risk is greatest for young teens who have a “risk-taking” gene linked with sensitivity to substance use exposure.

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