teen boy with thousand yard stare after teen prescription drug abuse

Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

The fastest-growing drug problem among teenagers is surprisingly prescription drugs. Teenagers are exposed to medication either through a prescription from a doctor or the availability of the drugs in the home. The increased exposure has led to experimentation and teen prescription drug abuse. Since prescription drugs are readily available, identifying an addiction can be difficult.…

group of boys with arms around each others shoulders at adolescent-specific rehab

Adolescent-Specific Rehab

Adolescent-specific rehab focuses on the needs of young teenagers who are struggling with addiction or mental disorders. Although teenagers may experience the same situations as adults, they process them differently, as many of these situations are new to them. Furthermore, adolescents are still in the early stages of physical and psychological development. As such, drug…