Finding drugs or alcohol in a child’s room can be cause for alarm – but not counterproductive overreaction – for parents. Previously, we looked at factors a parent can use to determine whether to seek outside help for a child’s potential addiction. This week we’ll consider what parents should do once they have decided to … Continued
Behavioral Healthcare posted an article about Rosecrance’s new Intensive Outpatient Program for teens in Northbrook. To read the article, click here.
Rockford Register Star published Father Jim Swarthout’s opinion article on showing compassion to those who deal with major depression. To view the letter, click here.
SheKnows.com posted Dr. Wright’s interview surrounding the findings of the Johns Hopkins University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study that focused on the tie between teen alcohol use and alcohol advertising. To view the article, click here.
Whether you’re doing an intentional search for marijuana in your daughter’s room or just happen to come across a bottle of Jack Daniel’s while gathering up your son’s laundry, you’re probably more than a little concerned about what to do next. Do you confront the issue head on, demand answers and issue punishments, or do … Continued
Parents and children are known to share terms of endearment before calling it a night, but for moms and dads with teens in the house, those bedtime declarations of affection are often accompanied by the frustrated and futile command: “Go to sleep!” As maddening as it is, it’s normal. “According to research, the natural circadian … Continued