Addiction

Snapchat Addiction: The Darkside of a Popular Worldwide App

By | October 26th, 2017|Addiction, Mental Health, Technology Use|

Snapchat is just about on every teenager’s smartphone. It's one of the most used apps in the world, competing with other major companies like Instagram and Facebook. A downside has begun to become apparent, though, as this app [...]

Could Teen Technology Use Be the Next Big Drug?

By | April 3rd, 2017|Addiction, Technology Use|

The world we live in today involves massive amounts of technology. Few will argue that technology is the future. It’s how we communicate while on different continents. It’s how we tell our children we love them when we’re [...]

World Wide Addiction: Internet Addiction Disorder in teens

By | February 18th, 2016|Addiction, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

Although “Internet Addiction Disorder” might sound like a fake illness invented by a pampered generation, the truth is far more dangerous. Research shows that Internet Addiction Disorder carries with it all the same gravity as any other addiction [...]

Attached at the hip to their cell phone? Cell phone addiction.

By | November 30th, 2015|Addiction, Relationships, Teen Girl Issues|

More and more teens are becoming addicted to their cellphones at the expense of real relationships. Many parents are asking how to deal with their teens cellphone addiction. Too often today’s adolescents are using technology and the internet [...]

The rise of e-cigarettes: Preventing teen smoking

By | November 10th, 2015|Addiction, substance abuse, Teen Girl Issues|

Do you remember the days when smoking seemed to be absolutely everywhere? Those days are long gone. However,  teen smoking is still very prevalent in high schools across the US. With the popularity of e-cigarettes making smoking “cool” [...]

Has Your Child’s Social Media Addiction Gone Too Far? 3 Tips to Help

By | July 29th, 2015|Addiction|

Photo Source: Flickr User - mkhmarketing The intense craving to constantly tweet, text, post, pin and like; social media addiction is a plague that has swept not just across the United States, but around the world from England [...]

Marijuana Use in Teens Can Cause Memory Loss

By | June 24th, 2015|Addiction|

For the past decade, the belief that marijuana is a harmful drug for younger individuals has begun to decline within the United States. In a government survey from 2014, it was found that 11.7 percent of 8th graders, [...]