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Importance of Parental Involvement in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment

Parental involvement is critical to successful treatment of adolescents with alcohol and other chemical dependency issues.  Research shows that family-based interventions can be very effective in reducing current alcohol and other drug problem behavior and future risk.  The quality of the adolescents’ environment in regards to family, school and peers is critical for success when […]

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The Reality of Teen Substance Abuse in Santa Barbara

By:  Galen Garbarino, MFT It’s hard to believe that in our idyllic community, there is a rampant substance abuse problem among our young people.  Cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and countless other harmful substances have made their way into the lives of our adolescents.  With increasing tolerance toward alcohol and marijuana and the attitude that “it’s no […]

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Alcohol and the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here: a time when many individuals find themselves at home or vacationing. It is also a time, very likely, to drink more alcoholic beverages than one normally would. The holiday season can therefore mark the beginning of alcohol addiction for some, or worsen the addiction process for others. For those who […]

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