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Behind the Wheel: Is Your Teen Really Ready To Drive?

Tunring Over the Keys
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Robert Foss, Ph.D., Susan M. Heim, Jerry Blumengarten

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Today many teens and parents believe that driving is a right automatically acquired as soon as the law allows. However, our guests suggest that the teen brain is fundamentally unprepared for driving and that parents need to be able to determine whether their teen is ready. In this segment the offer tips for safely putting your teen behind the wheel.

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This Is Your Teen on Steroids

Supplement Watch
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Joel Brenner, Kathryn Stamoulis

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Legal supplements, like protein powders and vitamins, as well as illegal supplements, like steroids are readily available to teens. What are the signs that your teen is taking supplements? What are the dangers? What are the basics you need to know?

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The Unique Challenges Hispanic Teens Face

Culture Watch
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Sula Goldenberg, Dr. Margarita Jimenez-Silva

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Legal Hispanic teens face a variety of issues that come out of being bicultural and often bilingual. In this segment our guests discuss some of these issues and offer guidance to parents on helping Hispanic teens navigate this precarious stage of life.

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Normal Teen Drama or the Onset of Serious Mental Health Issues?

Critical Distinctions
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Michael Strober, Kathryn Stamoulis, PhD., Nancy Blair

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Teen drama and extreme emotional highs and lows are all part of normal adolescent development. So how do we distinguish typical teen behavior from more serious mental disorders in the making? Our guest offer some guidance.

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Parent Envy? Our Love-Hate Relationship With Our Teens

Parent Envy?
Our Love-Hate Relationship With Our Teens
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle, Carl E. Pickhardt Ph.D, Annie Fox, M.Ed.

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Teen driving you crazy? Sometimes to better understanding your teen, you have to better understand yourself. Our guests make a provocative case that often the struggle with teens is the result of unspoken parent envy. You won't want to miss this eye-opening discussion.

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