Worrying Vs. Caring: Do You Know The Difference?

Author: Donna Labermeier via Huffington Post Most people would say that worrying is pointless and a waste of time and energy. I submit to you that it is actually harmful. Here’s why: Worry is fear-based. It is a projection of negative energy. Caring, on the other hand, is…

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3 Myths About Teen Use Of Marijuana Debunked

Author: Psychology Today It is not uncommon for parents of a teen abusing a variety of illegal mind altering substances, to attempt to make a deal with the teen; “that if they quit everything else, they will be allowed to just use pot.” This is not surprising given…

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Alcohol as a Gateway Drug: A Study of US 12th Graders

Author: Alcohol Reports The Gateway Drug Theory suggests that licit drugs, such as tobacco and alcohol, serve as a “gateway” toward the use of other, illicit drugs. However, there remains some discrepancy regarding which drug—alcohol, tobacco, or even marijuana—serves as the initial “gateway” drug subsequently leading to the…

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Welcome Gaby Perez!

  Gaby Perez started her path in outreach for Insight Treatment Programs as a co-speaker at local high schools in 2008 while still participating in the program. As an alumni, she’s found her experience at Insight as a more in-depth approach to reaching out to a greater population…

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