Well, most of us got through the first few weeks of the New Millennium without incident. Some of us have already abandoned our New Year's resolutions and everything is back to the way it was. That probably also means the problems and bad behaviors with your teen may be back, too. Your problem with...
Alcoholism - Getting the Facts
For many people, the facts about alcoholism are not clear. What is alcoholism, exactly? How does it differ from alcohol abuse? When should a person seek help for a problem related to his or her drinking? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has prepared this booklet to... Moderate Drinking
Moderate drinking is difficult to define because it means different things to different people. The term is often confused with "social drinking," which refers to drinking patterns that are accepted by the society in which they occur. However, social drinking is not necessarily free of problems.... Helping Your Children Navigate Through Their Teenage Years - A Parents' Guide
White House Council on Youth Violence December 2000 The White House Council on Youth Violence was established by President Clinton in October, 1999, to coordinate the federal government's efforts in the research and prevention of youth violence. The Council is chaired by the Assistant to the...
Middle-aged drink and drugs warning
People in their 40s have the highest rates of hospital admission for drug and alcohol abuse in England, a review says. Learn about drug and alcohol abuse in Sharon
The Sharon Education Foundation and Sharon High School have teamed up to provide a year-long program designed to help educate parents, teachers, students and the community at large about the epidemic of drug and alcohol abuse in and around Sharon. The Holidays Are the Best Time to Stage an Addiction Intervention
'Tis the season to be jolly, but for many, the holidays are a time of stress and despair, or at the very least, dangerous overindulgence. Drug and alcohol abuse are expected to spike during the holidays, ... Compelling Documentary, Lipstick & Liquor, Explores the Secret World of Women Who Drink
Experts say holiday season stress can trigger alcohol abuse WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After screening in major cities across the United States, Lipstick & Liquor , a compelling documentary that explores the hidden world of suburban women who drink, is now available to rent...
Begin at the Beginning
June 18, 2009, 10:53 pm
The question always comes up: Where should I start?
And the answer is always the same: Research, research, research!
I researched adoption for two years. My husband and I were married in 2002. We told each other that we wanted to be married for a year before we talked kids. I told him that... What Should Exclude Someone from Adopting
October 8, 2010, 6:00 am
In my last post , I posted a question I found at Chronicles of Munchkin Land , which asked:
What should exclude parents from adopting and/or can you still be a “good” parent/person after a big mistake? … So, what should automatically exclude someone from adopting?
I believe all adoptive... Can You Close Your Adoption?
May 31, 2009, 8:03 pm
I've talked about the appropriate reasons and not-so-appropriate reasons that adoptive parents may choose to close a once-open adoption. And so the question remains: can you, as a birth parent, close the adoption? Or, perhaps, the question should be: should you, as a birth parnet, close the...