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Home Drug Tests a Smart Solution to Combat Teen Drug Abuse

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It is no secret to most parents that there are teenagers who experiment with drugs. Teens and even pre-teens from every demographic, region, and socio-economic group can fall prey to bad choices.

However, until recently parents did not have all the tools to be able to know for certain if their child had been using illegal drugs.

Now, with home drug tests on the market, teens should be scared ... very scared. Parents can now drug test them at will right in the comfort (or discomfort) of their home.

Most drug tests check for the most often abused substances including marijuana, oxycodone and cocaine. Even prescription drugs will show up on FDA-approved test kits like Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit.

Since it is estimated that on average 6,000 kids will try drugs for the first time everyday, and that some of them will be as young as 8, it is necessary for parents to have viable, accurate tools to know if their child is using drugs.

The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit is one of only three home drug test kits approved by the FDA for over-the-counter sales.

The founder of this company, Steve Stahovich, knows something about teenagers using drugs, because he used to be a teen addict.

After being clean and sober for over 19 years, and working in the drug abuse treatment industry for many years, he created this product to save teens who are going down the same road he'd been on. He put together the best science to detect drug use as well as the emotional and physical support that families who get a positive result will need.

The support included in the Teensavers kit gives parents direct access to help by way of a free 24/7 phone support. This is something that is missing in some other kits.

Parents who need answers on drug classifications, recognizing the signs of drug abuse, instructions on how to read the tests, or what to do when the Teensaver test comes back with a positive result can call the help line to access answers at any time.

Along with the test itself, the kit also comes with a parental support guide written by adolescent drug treatment expert Tim Chapman.

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Home drug test kits are really helpful. It is one way for parents to find out if their kids are into drugs. There are advantages to using home drug test kits. They are easy to use, they are convenient, they provide quick results and lastly, they provide privacy between you and the rest of the family. So teenagers should really be scared because now, there is definitely an easy way for parents to find out.


October 14, 2013 - 1:40am
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February 4, 2013 - 5:41am
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January 23, 2013 - 6:16am
EmpowHER Guest

Yes, this is true! There are numerous teenagers those are taking drugs in this level of age. To me there should be a stick low against the drug supplier. I see there are many drug companies those advertising news media. It's a big lose of teenagers growth.
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Thomas Grasso

December 19, 2012 - 5:05am
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