Teen addiction has become a growing concern among parents. It seems that almost every day, we hear about tragic cases of teens who’ve fallen victims to substance abuse. In fact, recent statistics suggest that roughly half of the American adolescents...
Recognizing bad teen behavior can be hard to identify. Every teenager goes through a phase of independence. Instead of coming to their parents for guidance, they confide in their friends. Unfortunately, friends can have a negative influence on your teen’s...
Teen drinking is a serious concern, and it can have lifelong consequences. It leads to car accidents, violent behavior, alcohol poisoning, and other health problems. Parents need to stress the importance of the negative consequences attributed to alcohol. Teens are...
A ten-year study of young adults revealed that heavy teen drinking causes changes in the volume of brain matter. Young adults experience essential brain development through the teen years; which explains why heavy alcohol consumption damages the brain early on....
Tim Jones has spent the last couple of decades working with families seeking help for children struggling with behavioral and emotional challenges. In the past few years he has toured the country with his family and visited several amazing therapeutic programs. When he's not working with families, you can find Tim on the golf course or reading a book.
Katie Smith has over 15 years of experience working with struggling families with troubled teens. She completed her graduate work in psychology at Baylor University where she studied about the benefits of therapeutic programs. She loves to be outdoors and spend her time with her 12 year old daughter.
Sarah Brown has a background in psychology and social work from West Virginia University. She has always been passionate about helping families and struggling teens. Her main focus is the familial structure and how it impacts teen behavior. In her personal time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, doing yoga, and gardening.
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