When it comes to parenting, the best experts are often other parents. Follow our bloggers as they write about the everyday topics we face in raising healthy teens: friends, underage drinking, driving, parties, prom, marijuana, sex, pop culture and more.
Addressing the epidemic of teen medicine abuse is a responsibility that falls upon entire communities, and starts in the home with parents.
By joining the The Medicine Abuse Project this January, parents can help prevent 500,000 teens from abusing medicine abuse within the next five years. We have hand-picked resources tailored specifically for parents, grandparents, and other caretakers of teens on our website, MedicineAbuseProject.org. Read More >
Your story of addiction and recovery can make a major difference in the lives of others — whether it nudges them to get help for themselves or a family member, helps them stay sober, grants them valuable perspective on issues facing a family member, or helps them prevent drug or alcohol dependence in their home.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s latest initiative, The Hope Share, is all about story sharing. Read More >
Theres good news and bad news. The bad is that those students drinking on college campuses are drinking more. However, the good news is there is an increase in students who abstain completely from alc Read More >
Growing up as the youngest of three daughters, my mother was always extra concerned with my safety and well-being. As a typical teenager, I was annoyed by this and would often roll my eyes at her rule Read More >