teen prescription drug abuse can be deadly if not addressed

Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 5, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021The 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…

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Learning About The Dangers Of Social Media To Avoid Abuse

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 4, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021In recent years, social media has become increasingly popular among people of all age groups. In fact, as of January 2019, 45 percent of the population worldwide used social media as a form of entertainment. Unfortunately, social…

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Examples of Process Addictions

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 2, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022When people think of addiction, they often think of substance abuse. However, there is another type of addiction that many teens today are battling: process addictions. Process addictions are compulsions to engage in activities or behaviors in…

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Staying Sober on Memorial Day Weekend

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 31, 2021Updated: December 6, 2021Many families like to get together and relax over the long Memorial Day weekend. Your son can stay sober over Memorial Day using the tips below. Family support can help him commit to sober living long after…

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3 Advantages of Attending Rehab Away from Home

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 30, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022If you have a teenage or adolescent son with substance use disorders, it’s essential to find the best facility for his needs. Often, that means considering substance abuse treatment away from home. Foothills at Red Oak Recovery is a…

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Who Needs a PTSD Treatment Center?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 29, 2021Updated: June 1, 2021It’s normal for teens to feel sad, afraid, and anxious after they experience trauma. When these feelings don’t fade, they could have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If families ignore the symptoms, teens could use drugs as a…

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What Are the Signs of Co-occurring Issues in Adolescents?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 27, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022A person who has a mental health disorder, along with a drug or alcohol problem, has what is called a co-occurring issue. The condition is also known as a dual diagnosis. Families need to understand co-occurring diagnoses…

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Signs You Have a Troubled Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 17, 2021Updated: May 14, 2021Some parents ignore signs that indicate they have a troubled teen. It’s easy to chalk up bad behavior as part of the typical teenage experience. However, if your child suddenly begins to act out of character, they…

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How to Treat Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 15, 2021Updated: May 14, 2021Some people try to stop abusing alcohol on their own without going through alcohol abuse treatment. However, due to the dangers posed by alcohol withdrawal symptoms, trying to stop drinking on your poses many risks. Adolescent and teen…