Blog Category: Drugs & Alcohol

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Talking to Teens about Alcohol and Other Drugs

A shorter version of this blog was published at Essential Kids.  Before the digital world[...]

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Help! We found marijuana in our son’s room

Maggie runs Q&A sessions for members of her online course community. In this session for[...]

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TEDx Youth: Exploring the big question, why am I here?

Joining TEDxYouth@Hale, Maggie addressed young people at Hale School to ask what their spark is.[...]

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Adolescent Brains: What’s Going on Up There?

In this “’Maggie Moment”’, Maggie talks about what’s going on in the adolescent brain and[...]

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What drives adolescents?

In this “’Maggie Moment”’, Maggie discusses the biological drivers of adolescence –– things that are[...]

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Teen drinking

Good Health magazine sought Maggie’s opinion for an article they were publishing on teens and[...]

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Why boys need a boyhood to become good men

Given the current deep community outpourings of concern for the senseless violence present on Australian[...]

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Free webinar: Living with Adolescents Q&A with Maggie

In this free webinar, Maggie took parents’ questions about living with adolescents. Maggie talked about: dealing with a[...]

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Alcohol & Adolescents

I once spoke at a State Rotary conference in Busselton, West Australia and one of[...]

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Schools warn on sex, booze parties

Letter to the Editor Congratulations on putting this story on the front cover of your[...]

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Transcendence and Adolescence

“I have found that relaxation exercises which include attending to breath and muscle relaxation can[...]

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The post high-school hole

Maggie spoke with Karl Stefanovic from TODAY about the risks of young people falling into[...]