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

ZYN: What You Need to Know About Nicotine Pouches

Zyns are the rage among young adults. Find out zyn nicotine pouches side effects and what these substances can do in the long-term.
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 social team as an educational post for Instagram, the two discussed how the legalization and normalization of marijuana in New York City has led to […]
Drug Addiction

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.
Teens

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?
Teens

The FDA and JUUL Labs Feud Over Vapes

The sordid relationship between the FDA and JUUL Labs has resulted in a slew of policies and press releases due to the rise of teen vaping.
Drug Addiction

Benadryl Challenge, TripTok, and #Ket: TikTok and Drug Use Among Gen Z

With recent TikTok trends like the Benadryl Challenge, TripTok, and #Ket, many parents are wondering if there is a larger drug use problem facing Gen Z.
Teens

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

QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Know About Juul?

Everyone from Gen Z to Baby Boomers are using JUUL. But how much do you know about this popular e-cigarette brand? Find out through this short quiz.
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.