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With the very real possibility that New York will be legalizing marijuana for recreational use in the near future, it is important to talk to your teen about this subject. Click here for some good info to get you started.

Kids Off To College?

July 21, 2019

It’s that time of year when kids are getting ready to head off to college. It’s a new and exciting time for them but you have to be aware of alcohol abuse. Click here for some good info to help …

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  Summer is a Risky Time for Youth Substance UseMore teens start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other month, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said in a report …

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With graduation season upon us, we should make sure we let our kids know how we feel and what we expect from them when it comes to underage drinking. Here is some good advice for parents. A PARENTS’ GUIDE TO …

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For the past several months we have read about all the benefits that legalization has for New Yorkers. But the pro marijuana advocates ignore one very important thing  that money, jobs, etc can’t compete with and that is the future …

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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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