Author Archives: Louise Savoie

How to Help Teenagers Avoid Drug Use

At least 50% of high school seniors have tried an illegal drug, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). This just basically means that these teens are now exposed to the many potential health issues brought by this substance. As a parent or legal guardian, it is your responsibility to ensure that your … Continue reading

Find Contentment and Happiness in Recovery

It’s never easy to be content and happy at the same time, especially when you’ve supposedly found them through drug use in the past. But as you go through your journey to becoming sober, you will find the joys of life are in the simple things and activities such as: Doing Sports Your body sweats … Continue reading

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Effects of Drugs on Mental Health of Teenagers

Teenagers with extreme emotional problems usually tend to turn to alcohol and drugs to drown out the pain. But, these substances bring more harm than good. Because their brains are still developing, they get used to drugs more easily. As an effect, there is a higher chance they show unusual energy levels and aggressiveness with … Continue reading

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How to Relieve Stress Without Using Drugs

One of the things that cause teens to use illegal drugs is stress. When you are stressed too much, you tend to find ways to forget the cause of your stress. If you use drugs, then you can forget your problems and even feel ecstasy. However, prolonged use of drugs will cause damage to your … Continue reading

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