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» Prevention Program Proves Effective for Substance Abuse - Psych Central News

» Prevention Program Proves Effective for Substance Abuse - Psych Central News | Parent Resources | Scoop.it
Emerging evidence shows that a proactive approach works to reduce substance abuse among young adults. In a new study, researchers at Penn State and Iowa
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1 in 3 families is affected by problems caused by alcohol or drugs. Deal with substance use early so that it doesn't become a problem. Deal with substance use early so that it doesn’t become a problem. The Family Training Program may be able to help or help may be available. The Family Training Program has several locations in the greater metropolitan Philadelphia area. For details call 877-i-Worry-2 or go to www.iamconcerned.org. The Family Training Program is part of the Parents Translational Research Center of the Treatment Research Institute, a project funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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More than one in five parents say they have "little influence" over teen drug and alcohol use

More than one in five parents say they have "little influence" over teen drug and alcohol use | Parent Resources | Scoop.it
A discouraging trend among parents reveals that too many don't believe they have the power to steer their children away from drug and alcohol use.

Via in-recovery.com
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Parents can influence their kids. A Paren'ts Guide to the Teen Brain. http://teenbrain.drugfree.org/

 

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TRI & The Partnership at Drugfree.org introduce tool to educate parents about the penalties of providing alcohol to teens - Treatment Research Institute

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“Our goal through this collaboration, and the development of this tool and others like it, is to provide critical, research-based information to parents about the realities, liabilities and potential consequences of adolescent substance use,” said Kathleen Meyers, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at TRI.

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Parents search for ways to help fight addiction - Shore News Today

Parents search for ways to help fight addiction
Shore News Today
CAPE MAY COUNTY — For too many years, Tonya Ahern of Upper Township and her family lived a nightmare. Her 21-year-old son used to be a heroin addict.
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Worried about a teen who is using drugs or drinking? The Family Training Program may be able to help or help may be available. For details about this study, contact the Family Training Program at 877-i-worry-2 or www.iamconcerned.org. The Family Training Program is part of the Parent's Translational Reserach Center of the Treatment Research Institute, a project funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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10 over-the-counter medicines abused by teens

Is your medicine cabinet a source for a teen's legal "high?" Because a doctor's prescription is not needed, many mistakenly believe that over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are safer than prescription medicines and illegal street drugs.
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Find more resources to help address this potential issue with your teen. http://ow.ly/lxV8T

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National Study: Teen Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Up 33 ...

Parents' Lax Attitudes and Behavior Linked to Teen Rx Drug Misuse and Abuse. ~ Nearly One-Third of Parents Believe Stimulants Can Improve Academic Performance, Even for Teens Who Do Not Have Attention Deficit ...
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Through the Parent's Translational Research Center, TRI evaluates and develops evidence-based tools and resources helping parents and caregivers convince a teen not to use in the first instance, or when an adolescent is using, engaged in harmful use, or is addicted. Learn more. http://ow.ly/lxRYE ;

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