Everything you need to know about teenagers, addiction, and substance use and abuse is in this episode with therapist, addiction counselor, and author Richard Capriola. In this episode you will learn:
What is happening with teens and substance use before and after the pandemic.
The difference between adult addiction and teen addiction.
The types of substances kid and teens are using and experimenting with today.
The importance of a comprehensive assessment.
The danger of delaying treatment and assessment.
The critical impact of early intervention.
How to talk to your kids about drugs.
What questions to ask a treatment provider.
What to look for in a good treatment provider,
Richard’s book is called The Addicted Child – A Parents Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse. Find it here: https://helptheaddictedchild.com/