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Posts in Category: Troubled Teens

How Do You Know the Difference Between a Troubled Teen and a Teen Who is Just Going Through Adolescence?

How Do You Know the Difference Between a Troubled Teen and a Teen Who is Just Going Through Adolescence? By: Tim Gilleand, MA Adolescence is a very confusing time for teenagers and parents. Your baby is no longer a child, but also not an adult. What are they? What freedoms do you allow and what […]

10 Signs Your Teen is Using Drugs

10 Signs Your Teen May be Doing Drugs By Alicia J. DiGiulio, M.A.   What’s That Smell? Have a real, face-to-face conversation when your teen comes home after socializing with friends. The smell may be on his or her breath, on clothing, and in hair. The use of products that are intended to make a room […]

Preventing Teenage Pregnancy

How can teenage pregnancy be prevented? By: Janae Webb, MS.Ed Therapist Seeing teen moms and young girls who are pregnant is alarming to some when they consider how the young mothers’ and fathers’ lives have changed and will continue to change at a time when their main concern should be far less than taking care of another […]

How to Talk to Your Family About Teenage Drinking

Teenage Drinking and How to Talk to Your Teen About It By: Tim LaGro, LMHC I have been treating folks with substance use disorders from 13 to 70 years old for the past five years in a community mental health setting. What I can tell you and the statistics back up, is that substance use […]