Reducing risk of teen addiction

Reducing the Risk of Teen Addiction

Resources for understanding why teens turn to drugs or alcohol, and what to do if you suspect your child is using

Whether it’s vaping, prescription medications, marijuana, nicotine, or alcohol, when teens turn to substance use it can have a major impact on their health and well-being.

But by focusing on prevention, recognizing the signs, and understanding the link between addiction and mental health, we can stop an emerging problem before it begins.

In the 4-part Reducing the Risk of Teen Addiction podcast, Dr. Michelle Maloney, executive director of addiction recovery at Rogers Behavioral Health provides critical insight on who is at risk, the connection between mental health and substance use, and what parents should do if they suspect their teen is using.


You can also find this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Tunein and Stitcher.

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