Minnesota Addiction Hot[Dish]

The Minnesota Addiction Hot[Dish] is an informational blog meant to provide teens and families with information on addiction, recovery & current drug trends. Why name our blog the “Hot[Dish]”?  See here.

We hope our blog provides possible solutions to problems that teenagers and families face when dealing with addiction. Any supporting information or comments are welcome.

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Minnesota Parents: Should You Drug Test Your Kid?
Perhaps you have wondered whether you should give your teen a drug test because of their behavior, or something you
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Understanding Methadone Addiction in Your Teen
While you may be familiar with other teen drug problems, you might be less clear on what exactly teen methadone
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Blog Content: Double Length: Minnesota Parents: Intervention Options When You Have A Teen Abusing
Minnesota Parents: Intervention Options When You Have A Teen Abusing Drugs
An intervention is a potentially pivotal point in dealing with the problem of teen drug abuse. When successful, it is
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Why & How You Should Lock Up or Properly Dispose Expired Medicine
Unused or expired medications are dangerous both for very young children who may take them thinking they are candy or
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Minnesota Parents: My Teen Is Using Drugs – Now What?
Drug abuse can be life-threatening, especially if it progresses to hard drugs like heroin and opioid use, and can be
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Minnesota Parents: Announcing National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
You may have heard about National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® through a friend or family member, or perhaps seen
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Teen Holiday Parties: A Parent's Guide
Teen Holiday Parties: A Parent’s Guide
The period from Halloween to the New Year is peak party time. As adults, you are probably invited to several
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10 Most Common New Street Drugs
Each year, a handful of new drugs make their way onto the streets and into the hands of curious teenagers. The
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How To Help Children Of Alcoholics Understand Addiction
Addiction is difficult to understand for people of any age. It is even more difficult for young children of alcoholics
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Painkillers in America: A Brief History
The history of painkillers in America spans well before America was even born. The pain-relieving properties of certain plants were
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