For Parents

Serenity4U will help you know if your teen has a substance problem or is just using substances to deal with an underlying mental health problem.

Early symptoms:

  • Defiance
  • Withdrawal from family
  • Academic failure
  • Frequent dishonesty
  • High-risk behavior & friends
  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Manipulation
  • Self centeredness
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Loss of constructive interests
  • Pervasive conflict
  • Rage and aggression

Serenity4U can help you figure out the most effective response.

Adolescent Substance Abuse in North Carolina

It’s a fact – 10% of teens begin a lifelong struggle with addiction. But once a teen explores their relationship with mood altering substances, a new willingness to participate in a process of change can emerge.