Help: My Teen is Struggling with their Mental Health and Addiction

Help: My Teen is Struggling with their Mental Health and Addiction

As you navigate helping your teen struggling with mental health and/or addiction, you may be wondering what your role is in your child’s healing and growth process and wrestling with how to support them best. Whether they are dealing with the everyday drama of teenage life, or are struggling with addiction or other mental health…

a man discusses childhood drinking and binge drinking with a therapist

Allowing Children to Drink Can Lead to Binge Drinking

Childhood drinking and binge drinking are integrally linked according to recent research. Unfortunately, this link may lead to more teens and young adults needing treatment for an alcohol addiction. To learn more about this link, contact Promises Behavioral Health today. Legal drinking ages are as varied as the states and countries that impose them. In…

Verbally Advanced Kids Have Higher Risk for Teen Alcohol Abuse

As they grow older, children naturally develop increasing levels of mastery over the skills required for verbal communication. However, some children experience a greater advancement of their verbal skills than others. In a study published in 2014 in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, researchers from the U.S. and Finland investigated the connection between…