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Learn what you need to know to spot these typical teen problems and how to steer kids in the right direction. Our pros provide plenty of lessons to get it right.

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How to Teach Your Teen to Love Their Body

In a time when social media offers a skewed, seemingly perfect filter on real life, there are ways to break through the noise and support your teen’s self-image.

'Benzos' Are Rising in Popularity Among Teens and They're Getting Them On Social Media

Teens are able to get benzodiazepines and similar designer drugs without a prescription straight from their smartphone. Here's what parents need to know about how teens are accessing these drugs, signs of addiction, and what they can do to help.

She Seemed Like Just Any Mom to the Outside World, But Inside Was Struggling With Opioid Addiction

A woman wrote a viral obituary for her sister, a young mom who died from opioid addiction in 2018. And it's inspiring others to reveal the same hidden heartbreak of this national epidemic on the anniversary of her death.

I Was a Childhood Bully And Here's How I'm Making Sure My Kids Aren't

I tormented a classmate from eighth grade through high school so that I could fit in with the popular kids. Years later, I'm teaching my kids how not to be the bully I was.

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No, Parents Aren't to Blame for the Teen Opioid Epidemic

It's common to blame parents for their child's drug addiction, but research shows other factors are at play. Experts weigh in on causes of drug addiction and how parents can talk to their children about substance use.

Why I Drug-Test My Teens

When Paul Little was 19 he became addicted to prescription pain pills. Now as medical director of an addiction hospital, he helps teens recover from substance abuse and makes sure his own two daughters understand the dangers of drug use by testing them often.

Teen Tobacco Use Is Skyrocketing Due to E-Cigarettes, Says CDC

成人小视频appIn one year teen use jumped 38 percent, with 4.9 million youths saying they were current users.