Heroin is easy to get, cheaper than prescription painkillers, and has moved into middle- and upper-middle class neighborhoods. Today’s heroin addict is a white, middle-class. 18-25 year-old. This is the heroin epidemic. This half-hour documentary, Heroin at Home: Rise of …
Adolescence is a time for trying new things. Teens use drugs for many reasons, including curiosity, because it feels good, to reduce stress, to feel grown up or to fit in. It’s difficult to know which teens will experiment and stop and which will develop serious problems.
The following behaviors can be warning signs of problems related to alcohol or other drug use. Some of the warning signs listed can also be signs of other problems.
Annotated links to resources, support, and information on Drugs and Teen Substance Abuse.
Here are some important things to consider to find drug treatment and help your troubled teen in recovery.