Find Your Teen a Drug Awareness Class

by Mike Miller October 16, 2014
There is no doubt the use of illicit drugs among teenagers is at frightening levels right now. Even scarier is that they often acquire these drugs inside their own home, without their parents realizing they are enabling their children’s drug use! Don’t think alcohol and drugs are problem with our nation’s teens? Here are some startling revelations. According to the health department, one in five high schoolers has been binge drinking, defined as five or more alcoholic drinks i... [More]

Teens Need Online 15 Hour Drug Class -- Now More Than Ever!

by Mike Miller October 11, 2014
Have you heard any recent news about drug issues involving local teens? There is no doubt, no matter what part of the country, or what part of the world you live in that could not be hearing about teen drug use. Unfortunately, it has become a simple fact of life. Teen use of prescription medication is especially rampant. Parents - put a lock on your medicine cabinets! As reported in www.fredericknewspost.com. The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, conducted every two years by the Centers for Dis... [More]

Parents Need Online Drug Classes Too

by Mike Miller June 23, 2013
This is the fifth in a series of blogs looking at both the increase in abuse of prescription medications in the United States, and parents’ attitudes toward use and abuse of meds. In each of the previous blogs we examined the parental attitude that use and abuse of prescription drugs is less dangerous that other illicit drugs. As reported in www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com. Not only are parents less concerned that with cocaine or even marijuana or alcohol use, but are actually complicit... [More]

Parents and Teens Need Substace Abuse Course, Part III

by Mike Miller June 21, 2013
This is the fourth in a series of blogs looking at the problem of prescription medications and focusing on parents’ either denial of the problem or naiveté at how dangerous it really is. Are parents oblivious to the fact that using prescription medications not prescribed is the same as using any other illicit drug? I do not think so. As reported in www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com. As a counselor for both in-class and online drug classes I know that parents are aware of the danger... [More]