Listen in as adolescent addictions counselor Rick Capriola discusses why kids use substances, signs of use, and how to get them the treatment they need.

Show notes: Questions answered in this podcast

What substances are most commonly used by teens today? How is the adolescent brain more vulnerable to addictions and negative effects?

How has the covid pandemic impacted adolescents and compulsive behaviors like drug and alcohol usage?

What are the warning signs parents should look for that might indicate their daughter is using?

What are the many reasons why teens use: 

What can parents do if their teen is resistant to therapy?

If a parent suspects substance abuse, what should they do?

What treatments have the best track record?

How can parents prevent their child from abusing substances like alcohol and marijuana?

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For more information on the pressures and stresses on girls today and how to support their emotional lives, click here for Dr. Jordan’s book, Sleeping Beauties, Awakened Women: Guiding the Transformation of Adolescent Girls

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