The answer is undeniably, YES! As a matteer of fact, many are waiting for a lung transplant because of lung damage from vaping. In 2020, thousands of people got sick and dozens died from an illness called EVALI, which stands for e-cigarette or vaping-use associated lung injury. Vitamin E acetate, an additive in some THC-containing vaping products, is strongly linked to EVALI. When heated and … Continue reading Is vaping bad for you even if it’s just flavoring?
I don’t need to tell parents with young adults that the holiday season will be here before we know it. That would not be considered breaking news. However, I do have an important message that I hope will help you and your family enjoy time together this holiday season and for years to come: The holidays provide an excellent opportunity to talk to your young … Continue reading 💊🎄This Holiday Season, Talk to Your Young Adult about the #1 U.S. Health Crisis: Opioids
According to a study, young people who hadn’t used drugs up until their senior year in high school are more likely to use marijuana once they start college than their peers who don’t go to college. Here are a few ways you can prevent your young loved one from using any drug before they head off to school and while they are in college. Be Honest and Direct Sitting down … Continue reading 10 Strategies to Prevent Your Young Person from Using Drugs
Hospitalization for an infection might leave you at greater risk for mental illness, according to a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry, which draws on data from youth in Denmark up to the age of 17 years. The authors also found that antibiotic use was associated with even higher risk for mental illness. This connection is thought to be, in part, because antibiotics affect bacteria in the … Continue reading Antibiotics in Childhood Have Been Linked to an Increased Risk of Mental Illness
Teen use of marijuana may raise the risk of major depression and suicidal thoughts later in life, a new study suggests. Researchers found that cannabis use during the teenage years was associated with a nearly 40 percent bump in the risk of depression and a 50 percent increase in the risk of suicidal thoughts in adulthood, according to the study, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry. Although the … Continue reading Teen pot smoking raises risk of depression in adulthood, study finds
Teenagers are setting themselves on fire in a desperate attempt to find fame on the internet, hospital staff have revealed. The latest idiotic craze to sweep the internet- called the Fire Challenge – has seen teenagers film themselves dousing their bodies in accelerant and lighting it. In Wales, more and more cases are being seen by medical experts after the craze which began in 2014 … Continue reading Teens Are Torching. Teenagers Have Set Fire to Their Own Bodies After a Bizarre and Dangerous Internet Craze Returned
Choose the right time to talk. When talking to your child be sure your child is sober or has not been using drugs before talking about drugs and alcohol. Voice your suspicion. Begin by expressing your concerns without making accusations. “Susan, I suspect you may be smoking pot occasionally. I love you and I’m concerned about you. Is there something going on that we need to talk about?” Be specific. Explain … Continue reading Talking To Your Teen About Addiction
There’s a new generation of synthetic drugs aimed at children and teens and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is warning parents just how dangerous these drugs are. The DEA is cracking down on more than 400 different types of synthetic drugs. These synthetic drugs are being sold in brightly-colored packaging, often labeled as potpourri, with catchy names like “The Hulk” to target youth and disguise … Continue reading 👉New generation of synthetic drug pedaling targeted toward teens
Kids are not immune to addiction. It’s quite the opposite. They are vulnerable and more emotionally unstable these days than ever, and for for many reasons – all having to do with the breakdown of the traditional family structure and society. There is also a great deal of stress from the outbreak of school shootings. They go to school not knowing what will happen, when … Continue reading How Do Kids Get Started with Opioids?
What can you do to protect your children from prescription drug addiction? Today, prescription opioids are killing 1 adult or child every 12.5 minutes, here in the USA. It is now the #1 cause of accidental death. It’s preventable. More people are dying from opioid overdose than from car accidents and shootings combined. This is SERIOUS! No child is immune, no matter what you think. … Continue reading As a Parent, What Can You Do To Protect Your Child From Rx Drug Addiction & How To Get Help For Them If They Are Addicted