Teen Drug Abuse
Drug Testing and Drug Screening
It is recommended that all teens be screened for drug and alcohol abuse, which makes learning about drug testing and drug screening important.
Because GHB can be so dangerous, both for teens who take it on purpose and those who take GHB unknowingly if it is slipped into one of their drinks, it is important for parents to learn more about GHB and protect their kids from this and other drugs.
Teens and Anabolic Steroids
Learn more about anabolic steroids, which some teens may take to help build up their muscles, but which can have some serious side effects, including bad acne, mood swings, and male breast development.
Teens and Alcohol
Review how you can help to make sure that your kids don't try or abuse alcohol.
Drug Abuse Screening Quiz
Unfortunately, drug use by teenagers is common. Take our screening quiz to see if your child has any of the warning signs that might indicate that he or she is using drugs.
Do Your Kids Smoke?
Almost 1 in 5 teens smoke cigarettes. Although that is a decline from previous years, more needs to be done to decrease the number of teen smokers even more. Does your teen smoke?
Warning Signs of Marijuana Use
Is your teenager smoking marijuana? Review these warning signs that your teen might be smoking marijuana, including being dizzy, silly, bloodshot eyes, and memory problems.
Warning Signs of a Drinking Problem
Does your teen have a drinking problem? Review these warning signs that might indicate a teen has a problem with alcohol, including mood changes, rebelling against rules, poor concentration, or bloodshot eyes.
About Parentng Teens and Drug Abuse
Information for parents to learn what types of drugs their kids might be using.
About Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Learn more about Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
Action Guide for Parents
Learn what to do if you think that your kids are using drugs.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Get more information about Preventing Drug Abuse among Children and Adolescents and about specific drugs, like cigarettes, club drugs, crack and cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, inhalants, LSD, marijuana, methamphetamine, rohypnol and steroids.
Parents, The Anti-Drug
TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids.
Teens - Alcohol and other Drugs
"Describes risks and warning signs of alcohol and drug abuse in adolescents/teens."