This live stream episode of “Parenting From The Trenches” originally aired on Wednesday, May 24th. The topic was “Addiction Awareness and Prevention” and our special guest was Dan Millstein, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Hopewell Health Solutions.
“Parenting From The Trenches” Episodes
NEXT UP: January 17, 2018: Episode #11 “Strategies for Raising Teen Boys in 2018” with Daniel Weiner
December 20, 2017: Episode #10 “Raising Teen Girls” with Denise Barats
November 29, 2017: Episode #9 “Jane Doe No More” with Donna Palomba
October 25, 2017: Episode #8 “The College Admissions Process” with Roberta Tansman
September 27, 2017: Episode #7 “Mindfulness” with Joanna Curry-Sartori
August 25, 2017: Episode #6 “Work-Life Balance” with guest Sarah Cody
July 26, 2017: Episode #5 “Moving Past Snapchat, Texts and Twitter to Communicate” with guest Matthew Dicks
June 14, 2017: Episode #4 “Screen Time and Family Technology Use” with guest Michael Robb of Common Sense Media
May 24, 2017: Episode #3 “Addiction Awareness and Prevention” with guest Dan Millstein
April 26, 2017: Episode #2 “Suicide Awareness & Prevention” with guest Matt Riley from the Jordan Porco Foundation
March 22, 2017: Episode #1 “Grit” with guest Michelle Reynolds Ph.D., a Licensed Psychologist with Hopewell Health Solutions
Teen drug abuse is major problem many families across the globe eventually encounter. Parents are afraid of some of the experiences their teens will have as they grow up. One of the scariest things for parents is to find out that their teen is experimenting with drugs.
Being addicted to heroin is topic that makes the blood run cold for any parents that have had to face this type of situation. Furthermore, it creates a situation that may be very difficult for parents to deal with successfully. The thing about any addiction is that it is difficult to overcome.
By Samantha Parent Walravens Parents, if you think your teen isn’t using, or at least experimenting with drugs, you need to wake up. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), 75% of high school students have used addictive substances, and approximately 16% of the U.S.