Welcome to Teen Drug Addiction

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The purpose of this site is to help teens, parents, families, and friends who may have a loved one who is struggling with drug and alcohol issues.  Our website is designed to help educate on the statistics of teen drug addiction and what warning signs are associated with teenage alcoholism and drug use; such as cocaine, heroin, tobacco, and marijuana.  Our goal is to help teen alcoholics, teens who are addicted to drugs, and adolescents who may be experimenting with drugs find therapy or treatment to overcome these addictions and behaviors.

Effects of Teenage Drug Use
This article discusses the physical and mental effects of teenage drug use. There are many ways that teens are affected when they participate in any type of drug use. Read more to learn about the specific problems adolescents face with drug addiction.
Mind Over Matter
Mind Over Matter is a program started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health. Mind Over Matter is a series of informational articles, blogs and online web tools designed to teach students from age 11 to 14 about drug abuse.
Teens and Performance Enhancing Drugs
Teens and performance enhancing drugs are a combination that unfortunately many high schools throughout the United States are dealing with. Teens and performance enhancing drugs are often found together because of the pressure teens feel to perform their best in school athletics and academics.
Residential Drug Treatment for Teens
Residential drug treatment for teens differ somewhat from adult residential treatment facilities. This article offers examples of residential treatment centers for teens using drugs. These facilities often offer teens clinical treatment, academics, therapeutic options, and more.