teen and peer pressure

Talking to Your Teen About Peer Pressure

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 5, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022As children move into their adolescent and teen years, their social lives start going through dramatic changes. Instead of going on playdates, social activities involve events and parties. With that also comes teen peer pressure. Wanting to…

co-occurring disorders

5 Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 4, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022For some teenage boys who are struggling with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health conditions may be a contributing factor. Depression and anxiety disorders are common among adolescents, and they can make it more likely for teens…

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Most Commonly Abused Opioids

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 27, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Today, teenagers experiment with opioids at an alarming rate. The United States has spent the last several decades in an opioid crisis. While some young adults might start taking prescription opioids…

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Common Street Names for MDMA

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 25, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022MDMA is a popular party drug. Today, many teens experiment with MDMA at concerts, festivals, and other social gatherings. Peer pressure can lead teens to try substances they wouldn’t use normally.…

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Common Inhalants Street Names

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 15, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Unfortunately, drug use and abuse are common among teenagers. Most parents remember their own experimentation and know that most teens try drugs and alcohol. Whether they try drugs and alcohol to…