Parent Teen Mindset Show

Ep 17 - Drugs and Your Teen - Here’s What You Need to Know w/ Richard Capriola

May 13, 2021

In today's episode we speak with Richard Capriola, author of the book, "The Addicted Child - A Parents Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse".

We cover addiction topics such as:

  • How accessible are drugs to your teen
  • How drugs work within your child's brain
  • The warning signs your teen may be hiding their drug or alcohol use
  • Is there treatment available?
  • What is the social stigma involved with drug and alcohol substance abuse disorders?
  • If your teens do drink or use drugs, isn't it safer at home under supervision?
  • How to get help if you suspect your teen might be in danger
Richard Capriola has been an addictions counselor for over two decades.
 
He worked as an addictions counselor at Menninger Clinic in Houston for 11 years where he treated both adolescents and adults diagnosed with substance use disorders.
 
He is the author a new book for parents entitled The Addicted Child: A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse and the accompanying parent handbook.
 
 
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