I am so sorry you and family are struggling with this. Glad to hear he is seeing a psychiatrist. Have you been able to meet as a family? Maybe you and your husband can also meet with someone to help sort how you will respond to his behaviors.
Have you heard these words in your house or in the presence of teens? They are just a few of the street names for synthetic marijuana drugs.
Until recently these compounds were sold in gas stations and convenience stores. The Drug Enforcement Administration has banned chemicals found in Spice and K2, but people may still be able to find these substances on the Internet.
This new report discusses why teens are drawn to these drugs, dangers, symptoms experienced when using synthetic marijuana and the increase in ER visits -
Tween boys are going through many changes and now is the time for them to understand how words and actions can impact how others view them.
If a weeks suspension has not made an impression, it may be time to talk with his pediatrician or school counselor to open up a dialog. Also, show him our Teen Boys' Health Center, it will give him a chance to surf around and look up information on his own.
I am so sorry to hear about your loss, I can only imagine how difficult this is for you and your family and glad you are reaching out for support.
Our Teen Girls' Health Center can provide you with tips for Mind, Body, Relationships and Life. It is geared for girls, so you and your sister can go through topics things together.
You also may want to network with her friends moms, spend sometime together to get to know them. You will then have others to bounce around concerns, ideas and thoughts.
I also lost my mom and miss being able to talk with her about raising my daughter. I don't know what I would do without my network of moms, my age, and my mother's friends that keep in touch and check in on us.
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