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.

Synthetic Cannabinoids: The Use of Synthetic Drugs like K2 and Spice by Teens
As marijuana becomes legal in more states, there is not only a rise in its use but also in pot
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Relapse Prevention Plan: Creating a Guide for Teens
Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan to Help Teens
People of all ages succumb to drug addiction, including teenagers. Before teens are released from their recovery programs, it is
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Facts & Statistics About Teen Drug Abuse in High School
Facts & Statistics About Teen Drug Abuse in High School
Teenagers are using drugs at an alarming rate. The four years in high school are a critical time in a
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Female doctor questioning teen patient at office
Questions from Teens About Drug Addiction
As a nationwide epidemic, opioid addiction affects those of all ages, including adolescents. Not only is teen opioid abuse increasing,
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Symptoms of Heroin Use
Signs of Heroin Abuse by Teens
One of the most dangerous narcotics used throughout North America is heroin. It is often smoked or snorted, which makes
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Kids alcohol and drug abuse
Top Tips on How Effectively Talk About Drugs and Alcohol With Kids
Drugs and alcohol can be a sensitive subject to talk about with another adult, and terrifying to bring up with
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Drugs and Acohol affects on Grades
How Does Drug Use Affect Your High School Grades?
Teen drug use isn’t just something seen in after-school specials. Many teenagers will use alcohol or drugs before they graduate
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Opioid Epidemic in America
How Can the U.S. End Its Opioid Epidemic?
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 72,000 people died of drug overdoses in 2017; a very
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The Prescription Pills Most Commonly Abused by Teens
Drug use, including teen drug use, not only involves street drugs but also prescription pill abuse. Teens often find it
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Should Students be Drug Tested at School?
The question of whether students should be drug tested at schools is a complicated one, which is likely to elicit
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