Author Archives: Truman Hedding

  • Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Teens
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Teens

    There are a multitude of potential dangers for teenagers. Between bullying, peer pressure, and cyberbullying they face many more dangers today than teenagers a generation or two ago. These dangers are a big concern for parents who are looking...
  • Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs

    No one is immune to the risks associated with drugs and alcohol. Kids may come into contact with drugs sooner than you expect, so it’s almost never too soon to begin talking about the dangers of drugs and addiction....
  • A Guide to Painkiller Addiction
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    A Guide to Painkiller Addiction

    Opioids and opiates are great for relieving pain, but they can be highly addictive, leading to many problems with a person’s health and well-being. In fact, nearly 130 people die each day from opioid overdoses in the United States....
  • Teen Talk: Common Drugs, Facts and Signs of Drug Abuse
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Teen Talk: Common Drugs, Facts and Signs of Drug Abuse

    Teenagers are using drugs at declining rates when compared to historical statistics. For young people, the use of illegal drugs other than marijuana is lower than it has been in more than 20 years. However, even with declining drug...
  • Alcohol Use Disorder: A Complete Guide
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Alcohol Use Disorder: A Complete Guide

    “Alcohol use disorder” is the term used to describe a pattern of problematic alcohol use. Those afflicted with this disorder may be preoccupied with drinking alcohol, may continue to drink it even when problems occur, may need to drink...