No parent wants to face the possibility that their child may be experimenting with, or even abusing, substances. Finding the courage to reach out and seek help is the crucial first step to finding a solution. But where can one turn? The Council offers numerous services to help parents, as well as teens, children, and other family members. Learn more:
What’s important to know is that drug and alcohol use can delay or arrest growth of the teenage brain, which is developing into a mature, efficient processor between the ages of 11-12 and 24-25. Pictured is a graphic representation of that development.
Our counselors understand the latest research on the developing brain and effects of mind-altering chemicals on the growth process. They also are experienced in helping adolescents with co-occurring disorders. They offer individual and family therapy, parent coaching, classes and discussion groups for teens, young adults, and parents.
Call today to schedule an appointment at 713-942-4100.