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.


Stress & Drug Abuse
There is a strong link between stress and drug abuse in teens. Youth may feel a lot of stress during their teenage years and this increases their risk for drug abuse. Teens and their parents can learn ways to reduce or manage stress, which improves a teen's overall health and well-being and makes them less likely to abuse drugs.
Overview of Teenage Drug Addiction
In this Overview of Teenage Drug Addiction we learn about what the stages of drug addiction and drug abuse are. This article also talks about which drugs are commonly abused by teenagers and what effect each drug has on the teen.
Teen DXM Abuse
Teen DXM Abuse is on the rise. DXM, or dextromethorphan, is found in most over-the-counter cough and cold medicines. Because DXM can be bought legally and is easy to get, teens don't realize how dangerous it is. Help your teen realize the dangers of DXM.
Outpatient Drug Rehab for Teens
There are many pros and cons to outpatient drug rehab for teens. Depending on the teen, the type of drug being abused and the severity of the drug addiction, outpatient drug rehab for teens can be a highly effective way to help treat teen drug addiction.