Do NOT Overlook the Warning Signs! Teens Don’t Need Drugs To COPE…

by KidsSafe on November 10, 2012

The Warning Signs by, Vanessa Van Petten… if they come home smelling like: pot (obviously), cloves (clove cigarettes are often used to cover up the smell of pot), hookah tobacco (also used to cover up the smell of pot), lots of mint (many of my teen friends will literally shower in Listerine and gum before they get home), loads of perfume or cologne…

BY VANESSA VAN PETTEN - RadicalParenting.com

If you find rolling papers, lighters, pot (obviously), little baggies, any type of hand-blown pipe/ bubbler/ contraption, lots of eye drops (my pot smoking friends always carry ice breakers and clear eyes to hide the bloodshot eyes) clove cigarettes, loose tobacco peelings…you might want to have a talk with them.
(the following warning signs have lots of other explanations, but I feel I should mention them especially if they are paired with any of the signs above)

Blood shot eyes… Read the rest

Do NOT Overlook the Warning Signs! Teens Don’t Need Drugs To COPE… Read PDF

Why Do I Need Drugs To Feel Good Or Go On With My Day? Read letter

Read Previous Articles on this very subject:

Below you will find 7 different articles written over the past 2 months* about The Drug War our children are facing daily in school and online. I have been warning parents for over 7 years about this very problem… do you know the Who? What? When? Where? Why? Questions to Ask BEFORE Asking “How” to protect your kids online?

Dangerous Drugs: Drugs have become more readily available as the year progressed, even with immensely strict laws in place for those who get caught with drugs or those who are under the influence.

The Dangers of the Internet and Other “Cool” Trends Part I: Internet At Risk Behavior, such as SEXting, Pornography, Dangerous Drugs, etc… are still running rampant in the good ole’ USA, and around the world… But, now, there are seven new teen trends that are emerging as real threats to our kids, and could destroy our way of life as we know it NOW, over the next few years!

The Dangers of the Internet and Other “Cool” Trends Part II: If you remember in our first article we talked about the seven new teen trends that are emerging as real threats to our kids.

This is a bit of a heavy topic, but I think it is one that really needs to be talked about and that is the dangers not only of what our kids are doing online, but what goes on when they are out with their friends and even at school. Now I am just a normal dad nothing makes me special, but I wanted to share my thoughts with how we can at the very least try to figure out why our kids want to do these self-destructive things and also maybe coming up with ways to stop them doing destructive things.

Becoming Addicted… What Are The Costs? What is Addiction, it’s the continued use of a mood altering substance or behavior despite adverse dependency consequences, or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors. Addictions can include, but are not limited to, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, exercise abuse, pornography and gambling.

EYE Dosing… Oh My!!! Have You Heard About This, Parents AWARENESS is the Key! I was doing some research the other day, on BIZARRE REAL TEEN TRENDS… and I really got my EYES opened (no pun intended) to this very real and scary teen trend. Please watch the video below and please become more aware of what your teens are doing online, and who they are doing it with.

Underage Drinking Red Ribbon Week Remember it only takes one time for most teens to begin drinking and then thinking they can get home (no problem to drive), and if they call their parents they will only be in BIG Trouble…. please tell you KIDS to call you, and do not DRIVE under the influence of anything their live are more important than getting mad at them…

Students used rubber tubing and other things as a conduit for alcohol highs!!! HOW crazy or stupid will your kids be??? Please, prepare them NOW!! and prepare yourself, by studying the Top 13 Issues & Get your free Mini Guide!

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