Helping Others To Help Themselves

How Can You Tell If Your Teen Is Abusing Alcohol? And Other Frequently Asked Questions

It’s not uncommon for young people to experiment with alcohol during their teen years. Since teen drinking is somewhat normalized in society, this can make it hard to recognize the signs of a teen drinking problem. Knowing how to tell if your teenager is abusing alcohol and what to do about it can help you help your child to get back on the right path.

How can you tell if your teen is abusing alcohol?

If your teenager is abusing alcohol, your teen’s drinking will become highly disruptive to his or her life, and will probably become disruptive for your entire household. Here are some of the symptoms and warning signs to look for:

  • Legal problems due to drinking
  • Willingness to drink alcohol even if it’s in conflict with prescription medications
  • Repeatedly neglecting school work or chores at home because of alcohol
  • Willingness to drink even if it creates conflict
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Stress Management For Farmers And Agricultural Professionals

If you work in the field of agriculture and you are always stressed by the demands of your job, you may need to take time to organize your life better. There are things that go wrong that you have no control over, like the weather and sales, but there are other problems that you can avoid.

Make sure that you know what needs to be done, and how to get it done, every single day. Here are a few tips to reducing stress in the workplace.  

Set Goals

Writing down goals on paper increases your chances of reaching them by more than 40 percent. Organization is key to being successful in any business. It’s important to set out dates on a calendar when you want to plant, when you want to fertilize, when you want to harvest and more. At the beginning of the year you should set …

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