Clever Ways People Get Drugs & Pass Drug Tests

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated January 25, 2013

The Internet has transformed everyday life for hundreds of millions, perhaps billions, of people around the world.  Today we shop for clothing and groceries, pay bills, trade stocks and connect with our friends online. Such a powerful tool does not come without its downsides, however. People are also using the Internet to buy drugs overseas Read More

Behavioral Signs of Drug Abuse in Teens

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated January 21, 2013

Behavioral changes in teens can be telltale signs of drug abuse.  When you start to notice behavioral changes in your child it’s important to use your senses as well and your instincts in assessing your teen’s behavior and taking action if you suspect a problem.   Some of the first things you may notice if Read More

Teen Drug Slang: What Parents Need to Know

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated January 18, 2013

Robo, Skittles, skag, snowbirds—these terms sound fairly harmless, but they’re actually slang terms for dangerous drugs.  With prescription drug abuse among teens at an alarming high, it’s important for parents to listen carefully for use of subtle slang terms like these among teens.  The more parents understand about these terms the more they will be Read More

Parents Play Significant Role in Preventing Alcohol/Drug Abuse in Kids

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated December 7, 2012

It may come as little surprise to some that parents have a big influence in whether their kids use marijuana and alcohol.  Addiction has frequently been called a family disease, since one family member’s addiction can negatively affect the family as a whole.   New evidence of the role parents play in whether kids use Read More

The Effects of Drug Abuse on Children of Substance Abusers

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated November 2, 2012

Millions of children in the U.S. are affected by a parent with a substance abuse disorder. According to the 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 8.3 million children live with at least one parent who abused or was dependent on alcohol or an illicit drug during the past year, as reported on the Read More

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