A woman thinks about how to recognize national impaired driving prevention month 2018

Recognizing National Impaired Driving Prevention Month 2018

December has been deemed National Impaired Driving Prevention Month since 1981. Community leaders, health care providers, educators, and parents strive to raise awareness of the dangers of impaired driving and promote responsible alcohol usage. Celebrating National Impaired Driving Prevention Month 2018 with teenagers can involve education, volunteer work, and support. U.S. Impaired Driving Statistics About…

A teen girl talks to her counselor at her partial hospitalization programs for mental health

How to Find the Best Partial Hospitalization Programs for Mental Health

If your teen is struggling with their mental health, it can be a complicated situation to handle. As a parent, you want the best for your children and hope that they can thrive and be happy, but this is difficult with mental illness. If your teen is dealing with a mental illness, there is help…

A doctor explains what is intensive outpatient program participation like to a teen girl

What Is Intensive Outpatient Program Participation Like?

If your son or daughter is struggling with an addiction or mental health issues, you may feel lost and confused. Through your research, it may be difficult to decide which type of treatment program would suit your child best. The first thing to realize is that many young people struggle with mental health issues, but…

A group of teens dancing do not have to wonder what is dance movement therapy anymore

What Is Dance Movement Therapy?

There is more to therapy than just sitting around and talking about feelings. In fact, holistic therapeutic options typically require people to get up and moving. Dance movement or dance therapy is one of these options. However, what is dance movement therapy, and how can it help teens overcome addiction and mental health disorders? What…

A teen smokes marijuana in an alley to represent the signs of marijuana addiction

3 Signs of Marijuana Addiction in Teens

Marijuana addiction is real. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana can be addictive. Of course, this finding contradicts what many parents and teenagers believe. However, recognizing the signs of marijuana addiction can help teens understand the importance of seeking help. Marijuana Use In Teens: Statistics Research shows that marijuana is the most…