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Selecting a Drug Treatment Program

Finding the right drug treatment program for an adolescent isn’t as easy as running an online search on facilities located nearby. Addictions are complex disorders, and research suggests that treatment tends to be most successful when it’s perfectly paired to meet the person’s specific wants, needs and medical history. For example, a study in the […]

Residential Facilities for Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drug addiction among teens is a serious and growing problem. The non-medical use of prescription medications is common among adolescents, with 5.9 percent of those ages 18 to 25 reporting use within the month prior to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health. While some teens can recover from their addictions at home, […]

5 Tips for Success in Prescription Drug Rehab

Choosing a prescription drug rehab can be challenging for some families. Adolescent addiction treatment programs have been specifically designed to deliver big results to teens in need. Young adults who enter these programs with debilitating addictions to prescription drugs can emerge with the skills that can help them to stay sober in the years to […]

Teen Marijuana Rehab Statistics

Marijuana has become one of the most popular drugs of abuse among young people, and according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, most teens who start using this drug do so during the summer months, when free time is ample and supervision levels are low. Teens who use this drug on a […]

Marijuana Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous, or MA, isn’t just for adults who are battling cannabis addiction. This 12-step group also welcomes teenagers who have a problem with marijuana and who want to stop using. Through meetings with other marijuana users and the guidance of a sponsor, teenagers can overcome the trap of addiction and regain their hope for […]

FAQ Marijuana Rehab for Teen Boys

Marijuana rehab for teen boys is becoming more important. Teens who use marijuana are at greater risk of negative effects and developing marijuana use disorder than previous generations due to the availability of high-potency marijuana products.  Is Inpatient or Outpatient Care Best? The answer to this question depends on the preferences and circumstances of the […]

Edible Marijuana

Edible marijuana products have been legalized for adult use in many states and have become more diverse and available. Smoking marijuana isn’t the only way that teens can abuse this drug. As the popularity of cannabis products grows, edible products containing the active chemicals in marijuana are becoming widely available to young people. Any food […]

Butane Honey Oil

Butane honey oil is a potent extract of cannabis that can produce an intense rush, even in long-time marijuana users. Also known as “BHO,” “hash oil,” “dabs,” “errl” or “wax,” this drug has a high concentration of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the active chemical in marijuana. When smoked, vaporized or ingested orally, butane honey oil acts rapidly […]