Teens

As a teen, the pressure to use drugs and alcohol is high. Educate yourself about the dangers and learn how to stay safe.
Teens

What is a BORG? Harm Reduction Strategy or Binge-Drinking Disguised?

The viral TikTok trend - BORGs - is being called a "hangover-proof" drink by teens. But there's a catch. Here's everything you need to know.
Drug Addiction

The Effects of Marijuana on the Teenage Brain

New York City Council Member (District 3) Erik Bottcher, and Mountainside Chief Medical Officer Dr. Randall Dwenger met at Mountainside NYC in June 2023. Originally recorded by Council Member Bottcher’s […]
Drugs

Teen Marijuana Use: Psychosis, Hospital Visits, and More

Marijuana is more socially acceptable than ever, but what impact is that having on teen marijuana use? Learn everything you need to know about the impact marijuana has on teens.
Blog

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs and Alcohol

Speaking with your children about substances can be tricky. With all the information out there, how do you know what is accurate? How much is too much to share?
Alcohol

The Scary Truth About Halloween and Alcohol

Halloween is one of the most popular nights when it comes to binge drinking. Educating yourself about the dangers of alcohol could save your life or someone else’s.
Teens

Recognizing Teen Drug Use

Knowing the signs of teen drug use could save your child's life. Learn how to recognize the symptoms before it's too late.
Teens

Electronic Cigarettes: What You Need to Know

Approximately 3.6 million teens use e-cigarettes. Learn just how dangerous this new trend is.
Teens

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Drink on Prom Night

Prom can be a fun and unforgettable night, but it can also end in disaster ⎼ especially if alcohol is involved. Here are five reasons to say no to alcohol on this special night.
Family Wellness

Juul: The Dangerous Trend Among Teens

School administrators, doctors, and FDA officials are worried about the dangerous, long-term consequences of e-cigarettes. Learn everything you need to know about vaping, including how to keep your teens safe.
Family Wellness

Teens and Drugs: What Parents Need to Know

Addiction takes many forms and can affect anyone. Learn the signs of teen drug addiction to determine whether your child is secretly struggling.
Family Wellness

Are Student Athletes At Risk of Binge Drinking?

Alcohol is one of the most abused substances by teens, but could teen athletes be at higher risk of abusing alcohol? Watch this short video to learn more about teens, drinking, and sports.
Teens

Tips to Keep Your Teen Alcohol-Free This Summer

The younger someone starts drinking alcohol, the more likely they are to develop a substance abuse problem. Learn effective ways to keep your teen sober this summer.
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