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What Can You Do To Prevent Alcoholism in Your Family?

Posted under Alcohol

Despite the problem of epidemic prescription drug addiction and the usual problems with street drugs, a drug detox facility told me last week that more than half of their clients are there for problems with alcohol. Why does alcohol continue to be such a problem, despite all the obvious destruction it causes? And what can you do to prevent alcoholism in your family? more…

What You Should Know Before You Let Your Teens Drink

Posted under Alcohol, Illinois

A recent survey conducted in Illinois found that most teens that drink get the alcohol from their parents. A lot of parents think that if they’re supplying the alcohol, their teen will drink at home and not get into trouble, and will be safe. However, if parents understood the real consequences of a teen drinking alcohol, they would probably make a different choice. more…

High School Drinking and Drugs – Weekend Plans Parents and Kids Should Know About

Posted under Alcohol, Connecticut, Young People

What happens when 50 kids shows up with alcohol and drugs for a party when parents are away for the night or weekend? A wonderful article was written last week by Police Officer James Palmieri from Darien, a small town in Connecticut, about 20,000 people. The article was the first in a series of four more…

Does Your City Influence Your Kids' Drinking Alcohol?

Posted under Alcohol, GHB, Nebraska, Nevada, Wisconsin, Young People

Whether or not your kids turn into drinkers is somewhat dependent on their environment. If your kids’ friends don’t drink, there’s a good chance your kids won’t either. The same applies to the town or city you live in. Is it big on alcohol? If so, your kids are going to have more temptation to more…

Did Drugs or Alcohol Ruin Your Christmas?

Posted under Addiction Help

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen Christmases ruined because of drugs or alcohol. Sons or daughters who arrived high, get high during the Christmas celebrations, or leave early so they can get some drugs. Parents or kids who drink and either get depressed or confrontational, or are just too drunk to talk more…

Will Drinking Parents Turn Their Kids into Drinkers? Should They Consider Alcohol Rehab?

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Young People

With alcohol, not much has changed over the years. Fewer people may drink, but most of those who do still drink (more than the occasional glass of wine) still think it’s okay for their kids to drink. And they think it’s ridiculous if someone suggests that their kid might need addiction help. Not only do more…