Adolescent Substance Abuse Information

tree_icon Signs to watch out for that indicate use:

  • Physical evidence of drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Behavior problems and poor grades in school
  • Emotional distancing, isolation, depression, or fatigue
  • Change in friendships or extreme influence by peers
  • Hostility, irritability, or change in level of cooperation around the house
  • Lying or increased evasiveness about after school or weekend activities
  • Decrease in interest in personal appearance
  • Physical changes such as bloodshot eyes, runny nose, frequent sore throats,
  • Rapid weight loss
  • Changes in mood, eating, or sleeping patterns
  • Dizziness and memory problems

tree_icon Topics covered:

  • The Brain
  • Denial and Enabling
  • Grief Process
  • Communication
  • Physiology and Nutrition
  • Self Concept and Self Esteem
  • Medical Model
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Aftercare Planning
  • Four Family Nights are offered.

tree_icon Process for healing

Adolescent Substance Abuse IOP process

Call to schedule an intake with a clinician. Appointments are set-up within 24 hours of initial call. Phone Number 248-585-3239