Tag Archive for addiction

New Trends For Selfies

on February 25, 2015 by

Does Sharing Lead to Struggling?

E-Cig: “Toxic” Chemicals...

on January 30, 2015 by

List of carcinogens: including benzene, a component of gasoline, formaldehyde, lead and nickel. Laced with nicotine

Pope Francis: Families Should Put Aside...

on January 25, 2015 by

“The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate…

Flashback: You May Be Addicted To Your...

on January 15, 2015 by

Unfortunately, addiction is not the only problem associated with Smartphones

Smartphone Separation Anxiety

on January 14, 2015 by

when separated, we experience a lessening of ‘self’ and a negative physiological state

Flashback: Religious Teens Are Less Like...

on January 11, 2015 by

Teens With Strong Religious Worldviews More Likely To Avoid Drugs, Alcohol

Teenagers Facing Addiction Problems In...

on January 10, 2015 by

Vast majority of young people admit they would struggle to give up texting on mobile phones and social media

Flashback: Kid Rock Helps Put Louisville...

on January 5, 2015 by

“My biggest advice for kids these days is don’t hang out with knuckleheads. Be smart about who you hang out with.”

‘More Connected, Yet More Alone’

on December 21, 2014 by

In the UK, the Guardian reported last July on the “loneliness epidemic among young adults”

The Addictive Nature Of Social Media&...

on December 15, 2014 by

UAlbany Study Finds Social Media to be Potentially Addictive, Associated with Substance Abuse

Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent...

on November 26, 2014 by

The potential appeal of ecstasy for people who are dealing with depression or anxiety may be part of the explanation as to…

A Closer Look At Teen Addiction

on November 13, 2014 by

In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older, had used an illicit drug or abused a psycho-therapeutic medication in…

Home Visits Decrease Drug Use,...

on October 13, 2014 by

This intervention can help us break that cycle of despair

Democrat Governor: Legalizing Pot Was ...

on October 9, 2014 by

A New Study Proves Him Right

Are You a Slave to Your Smartphone?

on October 8, 2014 by

‘nomophobia’ – the fear of being without your mobile

Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

on October 5, 2014 by

The average person spends 4 years looking down at his cell phone

Dirty Sprite

on October 1, 2014 by

Kids concocting deadly drink under parents’ noses

Parents’ Primer on Internet...

on September 20, 2014 by

Free Download

Secret Life Of Teens: Internet Addiction...

on September 18, 2014 by

6 hours a day “It’s really like a therapeutic release. All that social anxiety I felt in school just went away because…..

5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing...

on September 15, 2014 by

Ever wonder how social media affects your body and brain? You might be surprised!

Using Lots of Pot Turns Teens Dopey

on August 28, 2014 by

…is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth

Flashback: Obama: Marijuana no more...

on August 28, 2014 by

As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice,…

The Clutches Of Controlled Substances

on August 24, 2014 by

A Growing Number of Teens Are Caught In Their Grip

Flashback: Teenagers Engaging Less In...

on August 13, 2014 by

Despite findings that may set parents’ teeth on edge, there’s a hefty chunk of good news

China: ‘Web Junkie’ Documentary&...

on August 11, 2014 by

Why they feel more connected to disassociated voices in cyberspace than to their families

Gene Simmons Has No Sympathy for Drug...

on August 2, 2014 by

“I don’t get along…has a dark cloud over their head and sees themselves as a victim,”

A Dangerous Drug Trend For Bored Teens

on July 11, 2014 by

Work distracts them from parenting. The lack of part-time jobs for teens = unsupervised time

Miley Cyrus Going Too Far In Trippy,...

on July 10, 2014 by

Miley Cyrus in new drug-filled, explicit video

Belonging: Is Adult Life “Nothing But...

on June 26, 2014 by

Belonging to the cool crowd is associated with higher rates of drinking, drug use, sexual activity

Teens Still Want To Talk Face To Face

on June 9, 2014 by

52% believe using social media and text helps their friendships and 32% believe it helps with family.

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should...

on June 5, 2014 by

10 research-based reasons for this ban

How Teen Social Life Affects Drug Abuse

on May 30, 2014 by

(And How Drug Abuse Affects Social Life)

Today’s Teenagers Are The Best...

on May 30, 2014 by

The Centers for Disease Control

Parents Prefer Phones To Kids?

on April 22, 2014 by

One child threw a parent’s phone down the toilet

Pop Stars Are Sippin’ On Patron,...

on April 11, 2014 by

it’s clear that the music adolescents are listening to does have some impact on their drinking habits

My Family Vacation With Weed

on April 10, 2014 by

But when the kids are along, parents have to plan accordingly

Flashback: Teen Pot Use Could Hurt Brain...

on April 10, 2014 by

Teens could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning

“Startling Evidence Of Children&...

on April 2, 2014 by

Pornhub, was visited by 112,000 boys in the UK aged between 12 and 17

Selfie Addict Took TWO HUNDRED A Day &...

on March 27, 2014 by

I finally realised I was never going to take a picture that made the craving go away and that was when I…

The Anti-Selfie Movement Now Has A...

on March 27, 2014 by

“Join the anti-revolution and stop taking pictures of yourself.”

Teens Who Feel Supported At Home And...

on March 19, 2014 by

“If we’re happy and content,” “we’re much more likely to sleep better than if we’re distressed and anxious and worried.”

Parents Are Warned Phone Addiction Could...

on March 11, 2014 by

73% of the adults used their phone at least once during each meal

Teens’ Brain Structure May Be Altered...

on March 4, 2014 by

..nicotine, creating a well-worn pattern of craving and satisfaction that’s difficult to break

study children of older fathers have...

on February 28, 2014 by

Developing (ADHD) psychosis, bipolar disorder, suicide attempts, substance abuse and failing grades in school

Teen Consumption of Energy Drinks Linked...

on February 15, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

Smoking, Sniffing, Snorting, and Sipping

on January 27, 2014 by

Teens Go to Great Length for a High

Early Puberty Linked to Higher Substance...

on January 25, 2014 by

Our study suggests that being the first girl in the class to need a bra, for example,prompts..

Teen Brains Really Are Wired to Seek...

on January 18, 2014 by

Teen brain is more responsive to rewards compared to adults and to younger children

Alcohol Consumption is the Direct Cause...

on January 16, 2014 by

Journal Addiction, the study analyzed yearly mortality rates from 16 countries in North and Latin America

From the producers of Jersey shore &...

on January 15, 2014 by

How would you fix this? Jesus Duck Tape or Whisky?

Alaska closer to becoming 3rd state to...

on January 14, 2014 by

The proposal similar to one passed in Colorado legalizes the growing, buying and consumption of marijuana

Marijuana, Teenagers and Youth Ministry

on January 13, 2014 by

By Greg Stier

The Power of Porn

on January 11, 2014 by

How It’s Damaging a Young Generation

Ke$ha Checks Into Rehab For Eating...

on January 6, 2014 by

she wants to “learn to love myself again, exactly as I am

Majority of Porn in U.S. is Viewed on...

on January 5, 2014 by

52% was viewed through a mobile device of that 14.7 billion visitors in 2013, That’s 1.68 million visitors an hour

New Year’s Prevention

on December 31, 2013 by

New Year’s resolutions for parents of teens

Teen Drugs, Smoking & Drinking from...

on December 21, 2013 by

Among eighth-graders, 15% said they had used drugs in the past year


on December 20, 2013 by

Where do you live?

Increasing Marijuana Use in High School

on December 18, 2013 by

Marijuana is slowly rising, while the use of alcohol and almost every other drug is falling

Pot problems In Colorado Schools...

on December 10, 2013 by

“When we have middle school kids show up with a half an ounce, that is shocking to me,”

Teens Love Portable Pot Vaporizers

on December 10, 2013 by

Pocket hookahs proliferate with young marijuana users


on December 5, 2013 by

42% of male college students regularly visit porn sites, one in five feel controlled by their own sexual desires

Protect Your Teen From Dangerous Dark...

on December 3, 2013 by

60% of teens report that drugs are purchased, bought, and used at their school. But what about at home?

Teens’ E-Cigarette Use Promotes...

on November 27, 2013 by

They are being marketed with flavors, with images of sex and independence, and.. claim they will help you quit smoking

The No. 1 Killer of Teens in the U.S.

on November 22, 2013 by

According to an alarming report by the Centers for Disease Control

1 in 7 Swiss Students Dabbles in ...

on November 18, 2013 by

The students reported that they primarily took these substances while preparing for exams

Demi Lovato recalls ‘dark and deep...

on November 18, 2013 by

She quickly learned it would not be so easy to avoid facing the consequences of her actions

Where is the Church?

on November 14, 2013 by

By Chap Clark: Ministry and Marijuana

10 Reasons Teens Abuse Alcohol or Drugs

on November 11, 2013 by

Most teens will experiment with alcohol and / or drugs at some point – for many different reasons

Sex Obsessed

on November 11, 2013 by

Is the Average Teen Brain Ready for Porn?

Flashback: Family Dinner Benefits

on November 9, 2013 by

More frequent family dinners related to fewer emotional and behavioral problems, greater emotional well-being…

Demi Defends Miley Cyrus, Other Disney...

on November 7, 2013 by

“I guess my transition was a little easier because I went straight to rehab,”

Free E-Book For When Your Child Is...

on November 6, 2013 by

90% of boys and 70% of girls between the ages of 13 and 14 agreed to have accessed porn in the last…

Youth alcoholism on the rise in US

on October 25, 2013 by

Youth Who Drink Before 15 Are 4x more Likely To Develop Dependency

UK: 46% Of Kids ‘Seen Parents...

on October 21, 2013 by

The odds of a teenager getting drunk double if they have seen their parents drunk –even on a few occasions

Oreos are good brain food?

on October 16, 2013 by

“America’s favorite cookie” is just as addictive as cocaine

Porn The New Narcotic

on October 11, 2013 by

New neurological research reveals that porn is as potently addictive as heroin or cocaine

Flashback: ADHD Increases Risk of...

on October 7, 2013 by

Anyone with ADHD needs to be counseled about the risk for substance abuse, particularly if they have any delinquency

1 in 3 Bipolar Teens Become Substance...

on October 7, 2013 by

“we appear to have this window of two to three years during which we can attempt to prevent substance abuse in these…

Teen Addiction To Pornography A Growing...

on September 27, 2013 by

The statistics are truly shocking. Children aged 12 to 17 are one of the largest consumer groups of online porn

Playboy Ranks Top Party Schools In The U...

on September 27, 2013 by

The University of Virginia didn’t make the cut despite finishing number one last year

Three Things You Don’t Know About Your...

on September 25, 2013 by

I am more aware now more than ever before in my ministry how little parents know about what’s happening

what it means to raise children in a...

on September 17, 2013 by

By: Dr. Kara Powell, If parents are addicted to technology..that’s the posture children will mimic

E-Cigarette Marketers Have an Eye on...

on September 10, 2013 by

With sports sponsorships, celebrity pitchmen and flavors like cola and cherry crush, marketersare are aiming for teens


on September 8, 2013 by

“There’s no ‘good batch’ of molly, MDMA, Ecstasy,”

Are Pop Stars Who Glorify The Drug Molly...

on September 5, 2013 by

“While the drug makes you love life, it can also make you lose life.”

UK Crisis: “the addicted man of Europe...

on September 2, 2013 by

Drug and alcohol abuse fuels poverty and deprivation, leading to family breakdown and child neglect, homelessness, crime, debt and long-term worklessness

Cocaine Rewires Brain After Single Use...

on August 29, 2013 by

The findings provide clues to behavioral and environmental factors in drug addiction

Teen #1 Top Search Term In US For Porn

on August 29, 2013 by

A state-by-stae beakdown of our nation’s porn addiction

Flashback: Stir Up The Miley Controversy

on July 24, 2013 by

17 What.. Moments From Miley Cyrus’ New ‘We Can’t Stop’ Video

Glee Star Dies at 31

on July 14, 2013 by

Cory Monteith Dead

Watchdog group to weigh effect on teens...

on July 11, 2013 by

They have also pushed for restrictions on marijuana marketing and advertising that might appeal to youth

Connecting The Dots Between Sex...

on July 8, 2013 by

College students are much more likely to fight sex trafficking than porn because many students don’t see the connection

Eminem Opens Up About How He Nearly Died...

on July 2, 2013 by

“I’m gonna….. die.” I’m looking at my kids, and like, I need to be here for this,’

Parents Can Change WA’s Dangerous...

on June 27, 2013 by

Parents who talk to their children about alcohol can positively influence their behaviour

New Center to Study Causes of Teen...

on June 26, 2013 by

Nearly half of U.S. students have used an illicit drug by 12th grade

83% Of teens have unsupervised access to...

on June 22, 2013 by

It was surprising to me that parents were not storing medications securely because I expected them to be locked up

Trying—and Failing—to Host an...

on June 10, 2013 by

“Every one of my friends smokes weed and drinks, Mom. Every one you’ve ever seen.”

Child Stars’ First R-Rated Movies

on June 10, 2013 by

Some actors wait until they’re adults to tackle adult roles, others don’t.

From Porn To Jesus

on May 30, 2013 by

XXXChurch: Brittni’s Story