HARM REDUCTION Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use. The defining features are the focus on the prevention of harm, ...
These are just a few gentle reminders on staying connected to your teen. As they enter adolescent, parents are no longer the center of their universe and we often need to ...

Stages of Change

20 May, 2016
1 PRECONTEMPLATION STAGE “IT ISN’T THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE SOLUTION. IT IS THAT WE CAN’T SEE THE PROBLEM” Precontemplators usually show up in therapy because of pressures from others… spouses, ...
Starting in June, 2016, the new California state law that raises the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 from 18. And in August, 2016, the new ruling will prohibit sales ...
What’s the big deal? Causes? How and when to seek help! Some Adolescents experiment with use and or use occasionally. Some begin to use in such a way that as it starts ...
When my child was diagnosed, I spent hours looking for information to better understand it. Below are notes I collected from different websites, other parents and doctors… For many years, TS ...
The more common-place social media becomes, the more anti-social the current teen-generation is becoming. Social media is fascinating, fun, entertaining, interesting and often even shocking. I use it and I enjoy ...
Our wi-fi goes off for their devices from 11pm-7am so they cannot go online. Their phones are put in our room to charge at night when they are sleeping. When friends ...