The new school year is less than a month away and the cycle of classes, homework, extracurricular actives and sports will soon be in full force. Before students get swept into their schedules, it is important parents take the time to talk to their children about potential stresses they may face with their peers. Whether… Read More»
In a digital world where new trends, websites and applications are emerging on a consistent basis, staying on top of teenagers’ habits can seem like a daunting task. Equipped with their smartphone, the app store is just a finger tap away where free downloads give way to numerous opportunities for the curious student. No longer… Read More»
Research shows children whose parents and other caretakers communicate clear, consistent expectations to them about alcohol and other drugs are less likely to use substances. But when parents don’t know what to say, or can’t answer their child’s questions, these important conversations go unsaid. To help parents everywhere, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation has created… Read More»
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, along with the rest of the country, is in the middle of a serious epidemic. Deaths attributed to heroin overdoses have sky rocketed, leaving parents and families devastated. Many parents are shocked by the revelation that their own child has been using drugs. Heroin use reaches across all strata of our society.… Read More»
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