Drug use can happen in any family, to great kids with great parents. The happiest, strongest, most connected and loving families can find themselves one day having to deal with teenage drug use. If your teen is using drugs, you need to know that this is not a reflection on your parenting or your teen. The same brain that can lead to experimentation with drugs is likely to be creative, curious, intelligent, and beautifully open to the possibilities that exist outside the box. The world will always need these types of people. They are our innovators, our explorers, and our entrepreneurs.
Crack turns vice girls into slaves to sex | Society | The Guardian
A massive increase in the amount of crack cocaine being used by prostitutes is sending shock waves through the vice world, The Observer can reveal. Prostitutes have traditionally been heroin users, but in an attempt to maximise their profits crack dealers and pimps are deliberately targeting the streetwalkers. Switching to the highly addictive drug has made many prostitutes so desperate for their next fix that they have lowered their prices. One drugs liaison officer told The Observer: 'When you mix crack and prostitution it becomes a hour cycle.
With Kids and Teens
It can be even more confusing when you hear your teen talk to others, or try to read their texts. Adolescents today will also use words and phrases that mean totally different things than what you think they mean. Many times, teen-speak can denote sexual- and drug-related innuendo.
The pill was white and smelled like No-Doz. Although it had come to us in the mail inside a tennis ball, it was legal then, fresh from a lab in Texas. No rumors, no culture surrounding it.