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Navigating Adolescent Substance Abuse and Behavioral Addictions

Substance use problems and behavioral addictions in adolescents vary in severity and interfere in many life areas. Both can contribute to significant family conflict, school-related problems and increase the risk for other health problems. Learn the signs, symptoms, and other considerations of substance use and behavioral addiction in Adolescents including different treatment options. This course will also examine communication techniques and potential motivators for engaging youth in accepting treatment.

Presenters: Dr. Bradley Zicherman, M.D. and  Karen Parsons, LCSW
Moderator: Dr. Mari Kurahashi, M.D.

Parenting Consultation Classes

Navigating Adolescent Screen Dependence

Dates to be announced

Behavioral addictions and screen time in adolescents varies in severity and interfere in many life areas. They can contribute to significant family conflict, school-related problems and increase the risk for other health problems. Learn the signs, symptoms, and other considerations of screen time and behavioral addictions in adolescents including different treatment options. This course will also examine communication techniques and potential motivators for engaging youth in accepting treatment.

Stay tuned for more information in Spring 2022.

Individual Treatment

Youth Recovery Clinic

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is now offering clinical services for youth with substance and behavioral addictions. Video game addictions are among the many behavioral addictions treated in the clinic.

This new clinic, offered through Stanford Children's Health, is designed to help with the treatment needs of individuals up to age 25 who suffer from both addictions and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. 

Wellness Resources

Mindfulness practices can reduce stress and cultivate wellness for parents and children. The Stanford Mindfulness Program offers classes for parents and teens as well as recorded guided mindfulness meditations through the SPC website and YouTube channel. 

EVENTS

Positive Parenting During COVID-19 Series  for recorded webinars, click here

Mindfulness for Parents Class. Click here for details and registration. 

Autism Parent Support Group Now via Zoom until further notice. Meets on second Mondays from 7-8:30pm (Sept.-June). To be added to the monthly email with participant zoom info, click here.