This handbook was created to teach parents how to respond instead of react to what their teens are doing or saying. When you respond to things, YOU are in control, when you are reaction mode, we are... More > not in control and fear has opportunity to creep in and guide our thinking.
This handbook will take you step by step through easy to do lesson plans and action steps that will give you the confidence to respond instead of react and learn to gain respect not just feel validated.< Less
Has your teen lied to you about using drugs? Have they manipulated and deceived you so they can use drugs? Have they given up their favorite sport or hobby in exchange for particular... More > “friends” and new habits? Has your teen become distant from you and the family, withdrawn and quiet? Has your teen become abusive toward you or their siblings – leaving you each to walk on eggshells to avoid conflict? How about destruction of property, hanging out past curfew and yes, not coming home at all? If you answered yes, most likely your teen is using.
Parents of teen addicts often live with feelings of hopelessness, frustration, and guilt. They look at their teenager and cannot believe that their baby has turned into a drug-using, lying, and manipulative individual. They feel a total and complete loss of control and sometimes will do anything it takes to gain as much control of the situation as possible. This report offers some vital tips for dealing with your teen addict.< Less