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With all the attention drawn to opioid use and abuse, we have once again put the biggest problem teens face in the backseat. Alcohol use is the biggest problem among teens and we, as parents, should always keep it in …

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There has been a lot of information put out there dealing with the legalization of marijuana in this State. Many speak to the increased potency of THC in the cannabis. THC is the “buzz factor” in marijuana but it also …

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Senior prom is a special time for your teen. It’s a time to celebrate the end of high school and the start of a new adventure, be it college, a job or travel. But it is important that it doesn’t …

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Teachable Moment

April 3, 2019

You know how we tell our kids to be careful what they post on social media as it can hurt them down the road? Well, I just read about a young adult, an educator who had this happen to her. …

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Family Meals

April 2, 2019

Family  meals are by far the best way to connect with your tweens and teens. It’s that time during the day where you are all together. Turn the cell phones off and share. Click here to get some great ideas …

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With full legalization of marijuana almost a foregone conclusion, I thought it was a good idea to revisit the subject. Click here to read more…

New York has now become one of those states looking to legalize marijuana for recreational use.  You have probably read articles or saw news reports on why this is a good thing as it brings more revenue into the State …

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Conversation is Key !!!

February 2, 2019

You know how we always talk about the importance of family dinners and the conversations that occur at them. As you know, talking to your children in a non judgmental manner creates an atmosphere where a variety of topics can …

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More on Vapes

January 17, 2019

Vaping among tweens and teens has increased  enormously over the past year and during that time we have learned more about its effects on young people. Click here to read more

According to the 2018 Monitoring The Future survey results, the increases in adolescent vaping from 2017 to 2018 were the largest ever recorded in the past 43 years for any adolescent substance use outcome in the U.S. So, we have …

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