A young man holds a LGBTQ flag and covers his face as he remembers that lgb teens are more likely to binge drink

LGB Teens More Likely to Binge Drink

Are LGB Teens More Likely to Binge Drink? A 2014 study from the University of Southern California School of Social Work in cooperation with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles found that teens who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual experience unique stressors that put them at greater risk for binge drinking. The study was led by…

A teen girl sits on the floor and takes pills, wondering how to prevent teen drug abuse

Prescription Lockboxes Help Prevent Teen Drug Abuse

Reducing the availability of prescription drugs is one of the main goals in the fight against the prescription drug abuse epidemic, particularly among teenagers. One security company is even working on biometric technology to help secure prescription medications and prevent teen drug abuse. Availability has been one of the primary factors driving prescription drug abuse…

A therapist talks to a young man about finding the right detox for your child

Finding the Right Detox for Your Child

When a teenage or young adult child has a problem with alcohol or drugs, it can cause parents to experience anger, fear and disappointment. Dealing with an addiction problem for any member of the family can be confusing and overwhelming, but when the addict is your child, it may feel even more so. It’s important…