Category Archives: Parents

COVID-19: What to Do When Your Teen Breaks Shelter-in-Place Rules

Some teens have heard and understood all the reasons they should follow COVID-19 shelter-in-place and social distancing guidelines but refuse to follow them. For some teens, the fact that every time they break the rules they endanger other people’s lives doesn’t matter. They do not care. Some will make jokes about it, gloat about it, […]

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How to Deal With Teen Disappointments During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every aspect of life as we know it: healthcare, economy, travel, politics, communal life, education, and more. Local governments have shut down schools, most likely for the rest of the school year. This means high school teens will probably miss important milestones like prom and graduation. Sophomores may not receive […]

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Tips for Working from Home During COVID-19: Are My Changes Really Saved in Drive?

The coronavirus pandemic has changed daily life for millions of people in the U.S. Social distancing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the White House COVID-19 Task Force, combined with state and local shelter-in-place advisories – some of which are mandatory and enforceable – mean public offices, storefronts, and points of sale […]

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2020 Part Three: The Treatment Gap

This year, National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week takes place between March 30th and April 5th. Organizers and advocates invite teens, parents, teachers, school administrators, public policymakers, and anyone involved in the life of teenagers to get on board with the theme for 2020: NDAFW 2020: SHATTER THE MYTHS About Alcohol and Drug Use. This […]

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2020 Part Two: Drug Use Among Adolescents

This year, National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week takes place between March 30th and April 5th. Organizers and advocates invite teens, parents, teachers, school administrators, public policymakers, and anyone involved in the life of teenagers to get on board with the theme for 2020: NDAFW 2020: SHATTER THE MYTHS About Alcohol and Drug Use This […]

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2020 Part One: Shatter the Myths

In 2010, scientists and experts on drug and alcohol use from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) launched a public awareness campaign to offer teenagers real facts about alcohol and drug use among their peer group. The purpose of the campaign was twofold: Present teenagers the latest data on alcohol and drugs. Refute myths […]

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