Tag Archive for drugs

Teens Start Misusing ADHD Drugs And...

on June 14, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Synthetic Stimulant ‘Flakka’

on May 13, 2015 by

A 17-year-old female was arrested after she jumped through the window…”I am God, I am Satan!”

4 Important Facts Every Parent Should...

on May 5, 2015 by

Recently, the media has picked up several stories of Molly-related deaths at electric dance music (EDM) festivals

Study: Pot Users May Have ‘FALSE...

on April 24, 2015 by

Brains scans showed users have a less active hippocampus area associated with storing/retrieving memories

420 Day: A Physician’s Take On Pot

on April 21, 2015 by

The citizens of Washington and Colorado made a mistake when they voted to legalize pot

WATCH: Fascinating New Neurological...

on April 21, 2015 by

A look at the science behind it

Flashback: Pot Smoking May Leave Mark on...

on April 21, 2015 by

Teenagers who frequently smoke marijuana may be setting themselves up for declines in intelligence and mental function

San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration...

on April 20, 2015 by

Last year, the city spent $100,000 on extra police, and to clean up the mess left behind

Burrito Anthem For Stoners

on April 20, 2015 by

Ben & Jerry’s Has Brought Back Apple’s ‘1984’ Will this be the official snack of 4/20?

Naked Spring Break Photo Girl Tells...

on April 13, 2015 by

Photos of her, enclosed in a group of raucous male party-goers, has left authorities fearing for her life

‘Flakka’: The New Street...

on April 8, 2015 by

Its insane side effects aren’t even the worst part

Experts Caution Against Random Drug...

on March 30, 2015 by

Tests may also uncover traces of students’ prescription medications, which may be a violation of their privacy

How Authorities Handle Spring Break...

on March 27, 2015 by

Ainsley Earhardt reports on ‘Hannity’

Create A Code Word To Help Teens Out Of...

on March 25, 2015 by

Two realities of teen life is they end up in sticky situations and it’s awkward, scary and hard to get out of…

Weed 101: Marijuana Law Classes In...

on February 16, 2015 by

Across the country, college students from Colorado to Ohio are clamoring to sign up for law school classes focusing on marijuana

More God, Less Drugs

on January 26, 2015 by

The more religious a teen is, the less likely he or she is to abuse drugs

Flashback: Religious Teens Are Less Like...

on January 11, 2015 by

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

Colorado Fails Again With Teen Pot...

on January 7, 2015 by

The ads are different from previous pot-education efforts because they don’t demonize the drug

Teen Drug Use

on January 6, 2015 by

The percentage of 12th graders reporting current drug use increased by 1.4 percentage points

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.”

Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Even...

on December 17, 2014 by

Students in the two lower grades reported that marijuana is less available than it once was

The Addictive Nature Of Social Media&...

on December 15, 2014 by

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

Are We Preparing Our Teens For Legal...

on December 1, 2014 by

How are you equipping your parents with practical and spiritual implications of this new legalization of a “formally banned” substance.

Will You Go To Hell For Smoking...

on December 1, 2014 by

Get parents to think about their argument against weed when the argument that it is a banned substance is no longer available…

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…

Triple C: Addictive Cold Medicine Being...

on November 26, 2014 by

I hallucinated a lot. It was kind of like I was in a dream or something, like so disassociated. I liked that…

‘Tweens’ Most Likely To Misuse Over...

on November 18, 2014 by

“I think many parents have a mindset that prescription drugs are much more dangerous than over-the-counter drugs, because they can be purchased…

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…

Pot Proponents Look To California After...

on November 6, 2014 by

Waiting until the presidential election year in 2016, with its anticipated bumper crop of younger voters

Study: Self-Harming In Teen Years Linked...

on November 3, 2014 by

Teenagers who hurt themselves intentionally are at a higher risk of developing mental health and substance abuse problems later in life

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

Dirty Sprite

on October 1, 2014 by

Kids concocting deadly drink under parents’ noses

The Dangerous Drug Parents Aren’t...

on September 23, 2014 by

Prescription drug abuse — big problem among adults — is also spreading in schools

“Don’t Be A Lab Rat.”...

on September 19, 2014 by

Colorado Tries Hard To Convince Teens That Pot Is Bad For You

Teens Getting High A Little Less Often;...

on September 19, 2014 by

…but marijuana use remained constant with teens

Teenagers Whose Parents Supply Them With...

on September 15, 2014 by

Teens taking alcohol cue from parents: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre study

Family Could Lose Home Over Son’s Drug...

on August 29, 2014 by

Property can be seized by police without requiring a conviction — or even a criminal charge, in some cases — and the…

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

Police Warn About Dangerous New Drug

on August 14, 2014 by

From the oils of marijuana plants and has a very high concentration of THC. Street names Honeycomb, Butter and Wax

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

Violent Video Games Linked to Teenage...

on August 10, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

N-Bome Killing Teens

on August 6, 2014 by

Sam passed away in May after an overdose of a drug called N-Bome. Now, his mother wants to make you aware of…

‘Spice’ (synthetic pot) Is A...

on August 5, 2014 by

Family of teen who died after smoking synthetic pot warns others to stay away from the powerful and unpredictable drug

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,”

The Great Marijuana Ruse

on July 29, 2014 by

63% of those convicted on a Federal level were Hispanic. Just 11% were black

An Open Letter to My Teenage Son About...

on July 28, 2014 by

Mom

Teen Who Drink and Drug Face Higher...

on July 12, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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

Flashback: Parents Play Role in Teens’...

on July 4, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

Caffeine Overdose Ruled Cause Of Prom...

on July 2, 2014 by

USA Today

Belonging: 13 in Years, but 10 or 15 in...

on June 26, 2014 by

Pseudo-mature behaviors in early adolescence predicts “significant difficulties in social functioning” up to 10 years later

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

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 Play Role in Teens’...

on May 14, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

High Antidepressant Dose Linked to...

on May 10, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

Middle School Pot Cookie Plot In Home...

on May 2, 2014 by

Two of the students were charged with felony, while the two other teens are each facing a misdemeanor

New Teen Deadly LSD-Like Drug 25I, or N...

on April 23, 2014 by

Caused seizures and deaths around nation

Marijuana Has Come A Long Way Since Last...

on April 22, 2014 by

Here’s a look at the last 12 months of marijuana milestones

Casual Pot Use Causes Brain...

on April 16, 2014 by

“What we’re seeing is changes in people’s core brain regions that you never, ever want to fool around with,”

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

A Shocking Look At Spring Break 2014

on April 2, 2014 by

Panama City

3rd-Graders Caught Smoking Pot In Sonora...

on March 6, 2014 by

“(I’m) shocked. To be in third grade and have their own pipe,”

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

Flashback: Trafficking the Girl Next...

on February 25, 2014 by

A 13-year-old Miami girl became one of the countless children to fall prey to a sex trafficking scheme

Early puberty linked to higher substance...

on February 23, 2014 by

Surveyed 11- to 17-year-olds about their substance use during the prior three months.

Miley Cyrus Gives Away Rolling Papers...

on February 18, 2014 by

A 12-pack retails for $65, and has become somewhat of a status symbol in hip hop circles

Students Getting High In School Using...

on February 17, 2014 by

I’m not sure how widespread the use of vaporizers for marijuana is

Teen Consumption of Energy Drinks Linked...

on February 15, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

UK: Generation Stress

on February 10, 2014 by

Thousands of children aged 10 and under are being treated for depression, stress and anxiety

Country Music Is Clean…Right?

on February 6, 2014 by

All the Debauchery One Pick Up Truck Can Hold

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..

Obama: Marijuana no more dangerous than...

on January 20, 2014 by

“Middle-class kids don’t get locked up for smoking pot, and poor kids do,”

Flashback: Teen Pot Use Could Hurt Brain...

on January 20, 2014 by

Young pot smokers could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning

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

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

Flashback: Madonna SLAMMED by Deadmau5

on January 7, 2014 by

Stop ENCOURAGING Drug Use!

Flashback: Lolli-Pots

on January 6, 2014 by

Candy Laced With Prescription or Illicit Drugs

Million Dollar Marijuana day! ….to...

on January 4, 2014 by

Colorado Marijuana Sales Surpass $1 Million On First Day: Shop Owners

Colorado Readies For ‘Green Wednesday...

on January 1, 2014 by

The unveiling of the nation’s first legal pot industry

Teen Pot Use Could Hurt Brain and Memory

on December 22, 2013 by

Young pot smokers could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning

Teen Drugs, Smoking & Drinking from...

on December 21, 2013 by

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

MAPS OF SEVEN DEADLY SINS IN AMERICA

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

#TheLinesProject: “this is a MUST...

on December 12, 2013 by

it made them feel like they were not alone with the struggles they faced

Teens Love Portable Pot Vaporizers

on December 10, 2013 by

Pocket hookahs proliferate with young marijuana users

Students Tweet About Adderall A Lot

on December 4, 2013 by

40% students think abusing prescription drugs is acceptable because they’re “safer” than recreational drugs

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?

Deadly effects of synthetic drugs masked...

on November 24, 2013 by

Scooby Snax, Mr. Smiley, The Joker

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

Flashback: Smoking & Drinking Teens...

on November 21, 2013 by

Students who had never had alcohol or smoked cigarettes were five to six times more likely to have higher levels of happiness

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

Where is the Church?

on November 14, 2013 by

By Chap Clark: Ministry and Marijuana